ROBERT A. ALONZO
Robert Alonzo passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 5th 2014 surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Van Nuys California.
Robert was born on February 25, 1941, in San Fernando, California to Arnulfo Hernandez Alonzo and Cruz Grijalva - Alonzo. Bob was the fifth of thirteen children to be born into a close and loving family.
Bob was the third generation to be raised in the San Fernando Valley; he attended San Fernando High School. In 1958, he went to work at the famed General Motors plant in Van Nuys turning out quality vehicles. His passion for sleek and fast vehicles was born while working on the assembly line.
Bob enjoyed all aspects of aviation, car racing and traveling the world with his wife, Marilyn. He also loved spending quality time with his extended family and friends.
Bob is survived by his wife Marilyn, his four children, Robert, Kelly and Christian and daughter Lori Collins and six grandchildren.
In addition, Bob leaves behind his six brothers, Richard, Michael, Anthony, Arnold, Donald and Mark, and three sisters, Helen, Diana and Olivia.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, 10621 Victory Bl. North Hollywood California 91606. In lieu of flowers, Marilyn has asked that donations be made to Guide Dogs of America, Sylmar, California in Bob's name.