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Hector was born February 19, 1941 to Emilio and Carmen Delgadillo, in Colton, California. He graduated from Colton High School and San Bernardino Valley College. Hector married his wife Wanda on September 15, 1984.

Hector was 79 years young at the time of his passing. Hector served 31 years in the United States Army Reserve from 1964 to 1996. He attained the rank of Sergeant Major at the time of his retirement in 1996.

After his active duty service to our country Hector worked at the Colton Unified School District as a Bus Driver. In 1979 he went to work for the San Bernardino Sheriff Department and worked there for 24 years and retired as a Sergeant in 2001.

Hector loved to volunteer his time to St. Catherine of Siena School, where his daughter Vanessa attended and his grandson's Isaac and Aidan attends, he has spent over 20 years volunteering his time to include President of the PTG and participating in various fundraisers such as working the firework booths and bake sales.

Hector also received his Associates of Arts in Liberal studies. He loved to travel, he loved amusements parks and rollercoaster's the bigger and faster the better. He loved classical musical and his favorite artist was Andre Rieu. He loved going to car shows in his 1966 Mustang. Hector was a fun loving person and full of life.

Hector is survived by his wife Wanda of 35 years, a daughter Melissa Schroeder and her two children Lillian and Ryan, a daughter Vanessa Delgadillo and her two sons Isaac and Aidan, a son Bob Mitchell and his son Lucas.

Hector was loved by many. We will honor his service to our country and ask that you honor his life by keeping his memory alive.

The family of Hector Delgadillo have invited the Patriot Guard Riders to attend in their loved ones final journey. It is our honor to do so.

The family suggests sending memorial contributions to:
St. Catherine of Siena School, 335 N. Sycamore Ave., Rialto, CA 92376

Unfortunately, at this time the family has decided not to have a celebration of life, but hopes to in the future.