Lester Anthony Duenas was born on March 25, 1955 to Joaquin and Maria Duenas in Tamning, Guam. Lester passed away at age 68 of natural causes on Aug. 31, 2023 at his home in Portola, California.
Lester is survived by his children Megan Crittenden, Jeremiah Balcupo, Andrea Zielinski and Nathan Duenas; sister Tillie Duenas and brother Kenneth; sister and brother-in-law Arlene and Patrick Johannik. Lester was preceded in death by his brother Joseph Duenas; mother Maria Duenas; father Joaquin Duenas; and Aunt Mama Q.
Two services will be held in Lester’s memory. The first will be at The Station Church in Portola, California on Sept. 28, 2023, at 1 p.m. The second will be held at St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Alameda, California on Sept. 29, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.