Nenita Valencia Graves
November 29, 1943 - June 18, 2011
Nenita Valencia Graves suffered a stroke and passed peacefully, with family at her side, on June 18, 2011 at age 67. Nenita was born November 29, 1943 in Manila, Philippines to Tranqilino and Veronica Valencia.
Her living family members are: Richard Graves, her life-long partner and the love of her life; son Jeff Graves and his children, Becky and Thomas; son Michael (Jesette) Graves and their children, Jazz, Zia, and JJ; and daughter, Lisa Graves and her daughters, Kari and Ariel.
Nenita worked in the auto freight industry for twenty years. She was an accomplished seamstress having made wedding gowns, men’s suits, women’s dresses and children’s clothing. In recent times, she enjoyed caring for her grandchildren and visiting casinos.
Her family misses her dearly.
A private service for family members is planned.