Susano R. "Don" Silva passed away on December 1, at home, surrounded by family. He was 72. A rosary will be recited on Wed., December 6, at 6 p.m., at St. Ignatius Catholic Church and a Mass will be celebrated on Thurs. December 7, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Ignacio West Cemetery.
Don was born August 23, 1945 in Ignacio to Susano and Mary Silva. He grew up in Ignacio and upon his graduation from Ignacio Schools, he was drafted into the U.S. Army (82nd Airborne). After his honorable discharge, he began working for an Aerospace Engineer Company in California. It was there that he met his wife, Edna. They were married April 26, 1979.
He is survived by his wife, Edna; 4 children: Kathy Pinsky, Shane Hall, Roland Silva & Rebecca Torres; Grandchildren: Alexis, Joshua, Kelly, Kim, Cuauhtemoc, Antonio & Isabela; Siblings: Joe, Veronica, Arthur, Tom & Gerardo Silva, Cathy Newberry, Marilyn Griego, Jean Montoya, Phyllis Perez, Diane Valencia, Barbara Valdez & Margaret Boughan. He was preceded in death by his parents & 2 siblings: Aurora & Ramos Silva.