OBITUARY: Guillermo “Memo” Santestevan Hoyer

Guillermo “Memo” Santestevan Hoyer, 87, passed away peacefully from a brief illness on December 14, 2022, surrounded by close family. He was born to Augustin Hoyer and Petra Santistevan on December 17, 1935. 

Guillermo is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Rosa Molinar Hoyer. Together they raised four children: Linda Barrera (Jose Luis) Gracie Falcon (Freddy), Denise Armendariz (Ruben), Guillermo Hoyer Jr. (Silvia). He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. 

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 17, 2022, at Santa Teresa de Jesus Catholic Church with Father Mike officiating. Burial followed at Desert Hills Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Eternity Funeral Home. 

Pallbearers were Guillermo Hoyer III, Cesar Barrera, Johnny Barrera, Dennis Hoyer, Cesar Barrera Jr. and Fabian Sanchez. 

He was a strong patriarch of his family, a good father who always took care of his children and did the best he could to teach and guide them, a loving grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be remembered and missed by many.