Eufemia "Mia" RiosJuly 13, 1954 ~ August 8, 2017 (age 63)
Eufemia “Mia” Rios age 63 of Sunnyside, WA. went into the arms of her loving Savior on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Mia was born on July 13, 1954 to Florentino and Elvira (Garza) Patina in Hargill, Texas. On October 3, 1968 she married Juan Rios. Mia worked as a Dental Technician for many years. She truly enjoyed trips to the Casino, Bingo, loved going to yard sales and finding collectables, camping and reading. Mia cherished the time she spent with her family and enjoyed traveling back to Texas. She was a great story teller and loved to tell jokes as well. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. Mia was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside WA. and was truly a faithful servant of God.
Mia is survived by her husband of 48 years Juan Rios of Sunnyside, WA., her loving children Juan Rios Jr. (Brenda), Chris Rios Sr. (Norma), Gabriel Rios (Jina) and Lydia Rios (Tony). She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, and siblings Florentino Patina (Martha), Janie Lopez, Trudy Carbajal (Jesus), Felipa Pina (Juan), Ruben Patina, Salome Patina Sr., Emilia McMillan (Rick) and Joe Patina (Irene).
She is preceded in death by her father Florentino Patina, Father in Law Abelino Rios, Mother in Law Maria Rios and Ambrosio Patina, Jose Ramon Patina and Ambrosio Patina II.
Viewing and visitation will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM with a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:00 PM at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sunnyside, WA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sunnyside, WA. with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside, WA. Those wishing to sign Eufemia's online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com Smith Funeral Homes in care of arrangements.