Alberto R. Canales, 82, of Sunnyside died Thursday in Yakima. Mr. Canales was born in Zacatecas, Mexico.
Survivors include his wife, Maria Mercedes Canales of Sunnyside; eight children, Helena Miramontes, Francisco Canales Sr., and Hector Canales, all of Sunnyside, Emilio Canales and Josefina Accuri of Puyallup, Jose Canales of Monroe, Irene Green of Olympia and Manuel Canales of Concrete; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with recitation of the rosary at 6 p.m., all at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sunnyside. Burial will follow in Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.