Valentin Balderas Luna, 94, from Caldwell, passed away peacefully on May 12th, 2021.
Valentin was born on May 21st, 1926 in Miquijuana, Tamaulipas Mexico to Senon Balderas Martinez and Micaela Luna. He lived in Mexico until he moved to the U.S where he met Maria Trinidad Sosa in Pharr, Texas. They were married there and had nine children.
The family moved to Idaho in 1969 where they lived in Greenleaf. They also lived in the towns of Wilder, Parma and Homedale where Valentin worked with Obendorf and Gooding farms until he retired where he lived in Nampa and then Caldwell.
Maria, his wife, sadly passed away on May 17, 1981, she was 59.
He loved to take road trips especially deer hunting in Prairie, Idaho with his family and friends.
Mr. Balderas is survived by his four sons, 5 daughters and their spouses;
Alicia Singleterry of Alamo, Texas
Preciliano and Nancy Balderas of Caldwell
Everardo and Santos Balderas of Caldwell
Valentin (Luis) Balderas Jr of Logan, Utah
Ramiro Balderas of Logan, Utah
Bertha and Craig Hartman of Boise
Lupe (Maria) and Tony Hernandez of Caldwell
Janie and Martin Basaldua of Caldwell
Kristi and Rodrigo Martinez of Caldwell and
32 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
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