Juan Cruz Valadez
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Juan Cruz Valadez
Juan Cruz Valadez
Juan Cruz Valadez, 91, of Calliham, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.

Mr. Valadez was born May 3, 1922, in Tilden to Manuel and Maria (Martinez) Valadez. He married Juanita Almendarez in Tilden and was a rancher and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Three Rivers.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two brothers; seven sisters; a son, Juan Manuel Valadez; a grandchild, Michael Valadez; and two great-great-grandchildren, Faith and Destiny Williams.

Survivors include five children, Minga Munoz, Joe (GiGi) Valadez, Raul (Herminia) Valadez, all of Three Rivers, and Amelia (John) Favela and Marcos Valadez, both of Beeville; a sister, Lorenza Trevino of Corpus Christi; two brothers, Jimmy (Olivia) Valadez of Florida and Santos Valadez of Calliham; 15 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held Monday, Sept. 30, from 3 to 9 p.m. at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home chapel in Three Rivers. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7:30.

The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. Ryszard Zielinski officiating. Burial followed in Three Rivers Cemetery.

Galloway & Sons Funeral Home
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