BETTENDORF -Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial for Celia P. "Sally" Saldivar, 93, a resident of Bettendorf, will 11:30 a.m. on Monday, December 17, 2012, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1506 Brown Street, Bettendorf. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. The family will greet friends at the church Monday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Mrs. Saldivar died Wednesday, December 12, 201, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorfd, she was surrounded by her loving family at the time of her passing.
Celia Phyllis Ulloa was born November 23, 1919, in San Antonio, the daughter of Albert and Luz (Morales) Ulloa. She was united in marriage to Margarito S. Saldivar on July 10, 1939. He preceded her in death February 3, 1982.
Sally was a longtime member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, spending time with her family was her greatest joy.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children and their spouses, Marcy (Jerry) Wickersham, Davenport, Victor L. Saldivar, Springfield, Ohio, Margarito "Skip" Saldivar, Bettendorf, and Cyndi (Michael) Smith, Pleasant Valley; 23 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Estella Ulloa, Bettendorf; her brother, Peter Ulloa, Davenport; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes, Clarissa C. Cook or a favorite charity.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a daughter, Joyce (Dobie) Ekstrand, a son, Christopher Saldivar, two granddaughters, Sherrie Smith and Cari Smith, a grandson, Mark Saldivar, a sister, Lucy Gomez, and a brother, Joe Ulloa. May they rest in peace.
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Sally's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.