Ernest I.J. Aguilar "Ernie" Passed away Monday, March 15, 2010 at home with family at his side. Born in Mexico March 19, 1919, Ernie selflessly dedicated his time and effort to the development of programs to benefit Latinos and all Washingtonians. Ernie was a veteran and fought for our freedom in World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam. He continued to fight for our country in the areas of civil rights and equal opportunity in education, jobs and healthcare. He is survived by his loving wife, Clementina (Tina) Aguilar, six children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family requests donations be made to: The Ernest I.J. Aguilar Scholarship Fund. Foster School of Business, University of Washington, P.O. Box 353200, Seattle, WA 98195-3200 Visitation will be at Powers Funeral Home, 15124 E. Main St., in Sumner WA, Thurs. March 18, 2010 from 2-8 p.m. Mass will be held at St. Andrews Catholic Church, 1401 Valley Avenue East, Sumner, WA on Friday, March 19, at 11 A.M. Please visit www.Powers funeralhomesumner.com to sign our guestbook.
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