Ignatius “Mickey” Hidalgo entered peacefully into rest at his home in San Lorenzo on May 11, 2017. He was 94 years old.
Born in Watsonville on February 9, 1923 to Chris and Felicitas Hidalgo, Mickey was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Mickey attended Watsonville Union High School. He took great pride in his career as a carpenter for 70 years, building his own duplex in San Leandro in which he owned and his cabin in South Lake Tahoe where he loved to fish and visit often. His dedication to his career earned him a 70 Year Pin from the Carpenter’s Union of which he was so proud of. He served his country while in the ARMY, stationed in France from 1943-1946 and fought in WWII.
Mickey is survived by his children; Julian (Deanie) Hidalgo, Annette (Danny) Allen; grandchildren, Julie (Scott) Palmer, Gabe II (Khrystal) Fernandez, Nicole Mayne, Joe Hidalgo and Matt Allan and 8 great-grandchildren; siblings, Betty Burton and Marie Ditora.
Mickey was pre-deceased by his beloved wife of 68 years, Mary Hidalgo in 2014; daughter, Christine Fernandez and son-in-law. Gabe Fernandez; siblings, Doris Rider, Rosie McKay and Jack Hidalgo.
Visitation will begin at 10:00am with a chapel service beginning at 11:00am. on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Grissom’s Chapel and Mortuary 267 E. Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo.
Family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association 426 17th St #300, Oakland, CA 94612 or American Diabetes Association 1970 Broadway #425, Oakland, CA 94612