Guadalupe (Wally) Silva Olgin went home to be with his Heavenly father on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Midland Memorial Hospital. He was born in Midland, TX on June 23, 1938 to Sarita Silva Olgin and the late Alonzo Urias Olgin. Wally, as everyone knew him by, was also raised and educated in Midland. He met and later married Elfa Catano on August 31, 1959. He worked for S&H Paint and Floor Covering for over 20 years and was known in his day as the best laminate top and floor covering installer in the area. Wally enjoyed fishing, woodworking, cooking, watching his favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys, and barbecuing with his family and friends. He especially loved his family, his grandchildren and his great grandchildren dearly. Wally is preceded in death by his father Alonzo Urias Olgin Sr; his son, Jose Angel Olgin; sister, Janie Olgin Fields and his grandson, Armando Esquivel. He is survived by his family; Wife, Elfa Catano Olgin of Midland, TX; his mother, Sarita Silva Olgin also of Midland, TX; Five sons, Johnny Olgin and wife Lorene of Kerrville, TX, Wally Olgin of Midland, TX, Danny Olgin and wife Veronica of Kerrville, TX, David Olgin Sr. and wife Corina of Midland, TX and Mike Esquivel also of Midland, TX; two daughters, Mary Aguilar and husband Trey and Sarah Cardiel and husband Cain all of Midland. He is also survived by his brothers, Jesse Olgin Sr., Alonzo Olgin Jr. and Eddie Olgin all of Midland; Four sisters, Virginia Olgin of Reno, NV, Gloria Ramirez of Indio, CA, and Sarita Flotte and Caroline Olgin both of Midland; Eighteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A rosary for Wally will be Friday, January 25, 2013 at 7:00pm at Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Chapel. Funeral mass is set for Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 2:00pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Pallbearers for the service will be David Olgin Jr., John D. Olgin, Joseph "JoJo" Aguilar, Cain Cardiel, Anastasio Reyes, Roy Olgin, Bobby Olgin and Jesse Olgin Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Manuel Catano, Mike Esquivel, Trey Aguilar and John Michael Fields. Funeral service is under the direction of Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home and Chapel. Family messages and condolences may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or you can visit our website at www.lewallengarciapipkinfh.com
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2013