Rupert Location:
Morrison Funeral Home & Crematory
Phone: (208) 436-1800

Manuela Aguinaga

Born: Sunday Aug-09-1942
Died: Saturday Jan-27-2024
Funeral: Saturday Feb-03-2024

Morrison Funeral Home
& Crematory

188 S. Hwy 24
Rupert, Idaho 83350
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Emanuelita Aurora Reyes Aguinaga age 81, passed away Saturday January 27th 2024 peacefully in her home surrounded by her family and friends.

Emanuelita was born August 9th 1942 in Lubbock Texas to Jose Maria Reyes and Canuta Salazar Reyes they migrated to different cities and settled in Burley idaho. She was the sixth of 14 children, She worked at Ore-ida for many years, She was a strong-willed and determined women to make it on her own. As a single mother raising her 4 children she taught them to work hard for what they wanted and pray for what they needed. She loved going to church and singing and prayed with such passion and love for the Lord. Family was the most important thing to her and she was adored by her grandchildren She always showed interest in what everyone was doing and could talk to anyone at the grocery store in the airplane or wherever she was there was never a stranger in her eyes. Her favorite foods was apple pie and grapes and this was the only time she would not share.

Emanuelita is survived by her 4 children Linda Garcia Pingree, Idaho. Julio (Letty) Aguinaga ,Paul Idaho. Patricia (Fernando) Zamora, Queen Creek, Arizona and Christina Zubia, Burley Idaho. As well as her 12 grandchildren 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She is survived by her sister's Carmen, Elizabeth, Susie and Diana.

We know there was a heavenly reunion with those that who went before her brother's Raymond, Manuel ,Rogelio, Joe, Cleto, Richard and her sisters Mary Lou, Janie and Gloria. Even though heaven received a beautiful Angel.
She left an Imprint in the hearts of all who knew her and loved her she will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at the Morrison Funeral Home, 188 South Hwy 24 in Rupert. Burial will follow at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Burley. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 2, 2024 at the Morrison Funeral Home, 188 South Hwy 24 in Rupert from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.



To Nellie's family I am so sorry to hear the loss of your mother. I always enjoy your mother, I know when my oldest granddaughter adopted out one of her children. I was telling Nelly and just crying my heart out. And she was crying with me and she told me. Don't you worry gonna okay work it's self out,Praise the Lord, she was rignht on. We'll miss you. My dear friend. Know you're in a better place and I am jealous. I'll soon be there and we can just talk can hardly wait. Linda Oliver

Sorry for your loss you guys are in my thoughts and prayers. Felipe Gonzalez

Please accept our sincere condolences. Manuela loved to speak on the phone with friend Frances Pena. You'll be missed! Andy Maes

So sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for our Lord to comfort you through this difficult time. Gloria Zamora

I loved her so much she and my mama Frances we're great friends. She had a great smile RIP Nelly see you on the other side say hi to my Mama. Judy Maestas

This lady I met through Liz Cantu, Sylvia Cantu, Christina Zubia, and Patricia Zamora. She was the sweetest lady. Always said hi when we seen her in Walmart. She will be greatly missed. Lorie Dobbins Casey

ne of the greatest Tias ever. I remember meeting her when I was around 12. Even though we didn’t see her in person after that I always saw her pictures on FB. She was so beautiful. Her beautiful smile showed that she had the biggest heart ever. I love you Tia. Fly my beautiful Angel with all of my Tias and Tíos and my Mommy. And grandma and grandpa. My condolences to my cousins. Love you all.. Adelina Ramirez

My condolences to all the family. My Tia was truly amazing even though I live so far away I would always talk to her when she called my mom (her sister Juanita). I remember the last thing she said to me when I visited with her in Idaho, she said to me "come back and live with me and I will cherish those words for a lifetime! Miss you already Tia!! Christina Morado

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