Esquivel, Julian Sr.
Passed away Thursday, August 25, 2011 at Gratiot Medical Center, age 85 years.
Julian was born in San Patricio, Texas January 9, 1926 the son of the late Matias and Eduviges (Rivera) Garcia. He married Salome Garcia in 1943. She predeceased him February 2, 1996. He worked for GM Oldsmobile Plant for 30 years. Julian loved to go dancing and enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by 10 children, Olga Villalobos, Carmen (Paul) Nunez, Maria Del Socorro (Nicho) Alonzo, Yolanda Reyes, Vicky Hernandez, Dora (Lorenzo) Ovalle, Guadalupe Garcia, Baldo (Doris) Esquivel, Julian Esquivel, Jr., and Reynaldo (Trine) Esquivel; many many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Maria T. Cantu and Maria Ellena Salomon and two special friends, Juan Vasquez and Ray Kenny. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a daughter, Maria De Los Angeles; two sons, Gilbert Esquivel and Innocente Esquivel; two sons-in-law, Lupe Villalobos and Daniel Reyes; two brothers, Juan Garcia and Celestino Garcia and a sister, Rosa Andrade.
The funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 29, 2011 at W. L. Case & Company, Merrill. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral chapel on Sunday from 2:00 – 9:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the family wishes.