Mrs. Silva was born April 22, 1928, in Nevada, Iowa, and lived in Tracy before moving to Hanford 50 years ago. She worked 40 years as a medical assistant at doctors’ offices in both Tracy and Hanford.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Arnold Silva of Manteca; two daughters, Sharon DePrater, and her husband, Philip, of Manteca and Susan Lohr of Reno; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Friday’s funeral service will begin at noon at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave., followed by burial in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Visitation will be observed Friday morning beginning at 9 o’clock at the mortuary.
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