Longtime resident dies at 80

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Lifelong Colfax resident Octavio N. “Ocho” Bravo died after a short illness Tuesday, April 3, with his family by his side at home in West Sacramento. Mr. Bravo, 80, attended local schools and graduated from Placer High School in 1949. He was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps and veteran of the Korean War where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a retired Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy and a member of the Nevada County Softball Hall of Fame. Mr. Bravo is survived by his daughter Suzan Bravo Garcia (Ron) of West Sacramento, his brother Jose (Christene) of Antelope, and his sisters Maria Weber (Skip) of Colfax and Veeda Ray of Antelope. He was preceded in death by his parents Pedro and Juana Bravo, his brother Silvano and former wife and dear friend Sally Parsons. He is also survived by six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services and burial for Mr. Bravo are pending and will be announced at a later date.