Manuel Ramos Marin Sr. LUBBOCK-Funeral mass for Manuel Ramos Marin Sr., 94, of Lubbock will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Martin Pi a officiating Interment will be in City of Lubbock Cemetery under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Friends and family are invited to pray the rosary at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in the Chapel. Manuel passed away on Feb. 1, 2014, at Lakeside Rehabilitation. He was born on Nov. 4, 1919, in Floresville, Texas, to Jesus Marin and Lina Ramos. In 1938 he married the love of his life, Maria de Jesus Rangel, in Floresville, Texas. They relocated to Lubbock, where he worked for WB Abbott Construction until retirement. She passed away on July 10, 1986. Mr. Marin's favorite hobbies were baseball, fishing, hunting, music, gardening, and wrestling; he was an excellent craftsman, and he could build anything. He is survived by Martha Perez (the late Manuel), Juan Marin (Helen), Joe Marin (Barbara), Gloria Gatica (Paul), Manuel Marin Jr. (Rebecca), Enrique Marin (Rosa), Lorenzo Marin (Cruz), Antonio Marin (Georgia), Olga Martinez (Arthur), Veronica Rodriguez (Tim); 46 grandchildren; 94 great-grandchildren; and 27 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife; a daughter, Simona Vargas; a son, Jesse Marin; daughter-in-law, Beatrice Marin; granddaughters, Melissa and Julie Marin; brothers, Geronimo, Lorenzo, Antonio, Prudencio and Eustacio; sisters, Juanita, Andrea, Ramona and Maria. Thank you Dad, gone but not forgotten.
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407 N University Ave
Lubbock, TX 79415
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Feb. 7, 2014