Alex C. Balbuena went to be with the Lord on Nov. 5, 2022, at Sutter Memorial Hospital in Modesto.
He was 78 and was born in Portola, California, on June 2, 1944, and was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Herlinda Balbuena.
He served in the Navy and worked as a construction worker.
He is survived by four brothers, William C. Balbuena, Philip C. Balbuena, Richard C. Balbuena and Edward C. Balbuena, and two sisters, Yolanda Avalos and Carol Porter.
A private service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Terzich and Wilson Cremation-Funeral Home, 225 East Rose Ave., at Lyons Street in Sonora.