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Adela Guillen Villanueva, 74, October 10, 1946-September 09, 2021, passed away in Scottsdale, Arizona. Adela was born in Mexicali, Mexico to Francisco and Maura Guillen, she was the youngest of eleven children. Adela graduated in 1964 from the Instituto de Corte y Confeccion in Sinaloa, Mexico. Adela cared for her mother Maura after the loss of her father. In her late twenties, Adela moved to San Jose, California, where she learned to speak english and pursued her career as a seamstress. She was married twenty five years and had two daughters, Sandra and Alejandra Villanueva. Adela was an amazing mother to her daughters, she was a wonderful aunt, and caring sister. Adela was a compassionate and loving mother in law to her daughter in law Lisa Bleasdale and son in law Anthony Saiz. She was a fun loving grandma to her furry grandbabies Lola, Lily and Ivy. Adela was also a cancer survivor, a strong woman, a fighter that overcame a difficult illness and recovery. She was a noble woman, and a devoted catholic. Adela loved watching the Arizona Diamondbacks, she enjoyed listening to music in spanish, loved her spanish soap operas and spending time with her family.
When Adela passed she was greeted by her parents, eight of her siblings, and Lily. Adela lives in the hearts of her children, Sandra and Anthony Saiz, Alejandra and Lisa Bleasdale; her siblings Julia Herrera and Valentin Guillen; her nieces and nephews whom she loved like her own children; her fur grandbabies Lola and Ivy.
Adela had a great effect on many people, her daughters are proud and know that her spirit touched many lives.
All are welcome to attend a Prayer and Celebration of Adela’s life on September 24th at 2:00pm at Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, 7900 E Main St, Mesa, Arizona 85207.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation on behalf of Adela to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at lls.org.