Ana Maria Ruiz passed away peacefully at the age of 89 in Martinez, where she was living with her daughter, Yvonne.

Ana was born in Acuitzio Del Canje, Michoacan, Mexico. She immigrated to the U.S. in 1969. Ana lived in Crescent City for 43 years and worked at Eureka Fisheries for about 30 years.

Ana raised three children: Nahun, Jorge and Yvonne Ruiz. Ana was an excellent cook; she also enjoyed gardening, knitting and crocheting and visiting with family and friends.

Ana is survived by her daughter, Yvonne Ruiz of Martinez; and her son, Jorge Ruiz of North Carolina. Sisters Gudelia Lopez of Santa Clara, Otilia Huacuz of Michoacan, Mexico, and her brother, Hermilo Huacuz of Stockton. Ana had 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Ana was laid to rest in Crescent City on July 26 next to her husband Isidro Ruiz, who passed away in 2001. Ana will be missed by all who knew and loved her.