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Adelaida Diaz

Monday, March 17, 2014

January 15, 1929 - March 17, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY Adelaida Diaz, 85, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on January 15, 1929, to Adelaida and Genero Soto. She lived in Puerto Rico until coming to Chickasha, Oklahoma, with her two sisters, to attend college at Oklahoma College for Women. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Vocational Home Economics on May 28, 1951 and married Manuel Diaz, of Oklahoma City, on May 29, 1951. She is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Manuel Diaz, her son, Richard Diaz and wife Monna, her daughter, Yvonne Bellah and husband Steve, her brother, Francisco (Paco) Soto, grandchildren, Melina (Diaz) Payer, Daniel Diaz, Jared Bellah, Erik Bellah and Natalee Bellah, and several nieces, nephews, other family members and loved ones. Viewing will be from 9:00am - 8:00pm, Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 7720 South Pennsylvania Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK. The Old Latin, Roman Catholic Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00pm, Friday March 21, 2014, at Resurrection Chapel, 7801 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK