Bernardino P. “Nino” Flores, 75, of Glendale, Ariz., and formerly of Bellevue, died Saturday, March 3, 2007, in Arizona.
Mr. Flores was born Nov. 28, 1931, in Mission, Texas, to Jose and Maria Flores, now deceased. He was a member of the Jehovah Witness for 47 years and was dearly known for his ministry. His demeanor and smile attracted people to him and his witness. He built fire proof safes for Center Manufacturing in Bellevue retiring in 1994.
Nino’s survivors include his wife, Oralia (Garcia) Flores, whom he married May 3, 1955; two daughters, Elisa Reid of Anaheim, Calif., and Lydia Flores of Glendale, Ariz..; four sons, Ferandino (Pamela ) Flores of Cleveland, Bernardino (Norma) Flores of Bellevue, Daniel (Peggy) Flores of Williamsburg, Ohio, and David (Jennifer) Flores of Bellevue; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Jose Flores; and two sisters, Lupita Garza and Horencia Flores, both of Port Clinton.
The family will be present for visitation from 2-4 p.m., March 17, 2007, in the Bellevue Society for the Arts, where memorial services will be 4 p.m. Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to auxterfuneralhomes.com.