Juan Villalpando died at the age of 81 at the Chisolm Trail Nursing and Rehab Center in Lockhart, Texas, on Nov. 18, 2008.
Mr. Villalpando was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Marta Villalpando; sisters: Siria Torres (Marcelino) and Gregoria Martinez; and vrothers: Ricardo, Esteban (Servanda), Francisco and Pedro.
He leaves behind his loving and devoted
wife of 59 years, Petra Urrutia Villalpando; four daughters: Paula (Luis) Aguilar, Rosa (Robert) Perez, Maria (Hector) Rangel and Janie (Frank) Recio; two sons: Albert (Theresa) and Ernest (Becky); grandchildren: Victor Hernandez, Jr., Nicole and Isaiah Villalpando, Cecilia (Kellan) McCarthy, Michelle Rangel (Zeb), Francisco and Lianna Recio, Sierra Martinez, Hunter Padilla and Ernesto Villalpando, Jr.; great-grandson: Zebulen Ramirez; sister-in-law, Yolanda Villalpando; and vrother-in-law, Jose (Velia) Urrutia.
Recitation of the rosary was at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Honored to serve as pallbearers, were his grandsons, Victor Hernandez, Jr., Isaiah Villalpando, Francisco Recio, Hector Rangel, Jr., Kellan McCarthy, and his nephew, Sixto Lozano. Honorary pallbearer was Ernesto Villalpando Jr.
Arrangements under the direction of DeLeon Funeral Home.