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Benito Zambrano, resident of Winton, beloved family man

Aug. 20, 1957 — May 4, 2023

“It’s not Goodbye, it’s see you Later” — Byrd Zambrano.
“It’s not Goodbye, it’s see you Later”
— Byrd Zambrano.

Benito (Byrd) Zambrano of Winton passed away surrounded by his children on May 4.

Benito was born in Stamford Texas on August 20, 1957, to Alejandra and John Zambrano.

Benito (Byrd) was a dearly loved Father, Grandfather, & Brother. He was a hardworking man who unconditionally loved his family and above all valued his time with his loved one’s. He lived a beautiful life from growing up with his 10 siblings, raising his six children, coaching his kids in Football & Baseball, to teaching his grandchildren to ride a bike. Benito truly lived the fullest through the simple pleasures, watching a Cowboys game, BBQing & Beer, and quality family time. Benito then settled in his later years with his daughter Raquel, & Grandson Buddy who he adored and doted on.

Benito is survived by siblings: Linda Zambrano, Rosie Boyer, Angie Zambrano, Rene Zambrano, Priscilla Zambrano, Christina (Tina) Ramirez, Valina (Nico) Zambrano & in loving memory Hubert Zambrano & Johnny Zambrano; his children: Benito (Bubu) Zambrano, Yolanda (Yoyo) Valenzuela, Benito (Bear) Zambrano, Alexander (Alex) Zambrano, Raquel Zambrano, & Christopher Ray Zambrano; and grandchildren: Junior Beezzz, Alexander Zambrano, Abigail Zambrano, Adalina Zambrano, Nathaniel Zambrano, Daleyla (Lulu) Zambrano, Patricia (peppermint patty) Papin, Scott Papin, Angel Perez, Yasmin Perez, Fabian De Loa, and Gabe De Loa.

A viewing will be held at Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home, 901 W Main St. Merced, on May 15, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Burial will be held at Winton Cemetery, 7651 Almond Ave, Winton, on May 16, at noon.

Memorial donations are truly appreciated and be made via: Go fund me: or Vemno: @Raquel-Zambrano-4 or Cashap: $raquelz89

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