ODESSA Ismael Q. Tavarez, age 77, of Odessa, passed away on April 23, 2014, in Odessa.|
Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with Father Mamachan Joseph officiating.
Ismael Tavarez was born in Presidio, Texas, to Isabel and Dolores Tavarez on January 21, 1937. He married Alicia Ornelas on October 31, 1954, in Presidio, Texas. He worked as a welder/foreman at General Tire Co. for forty years. He was a veteran and served in the Navy.
Ismael is preceded in death by his parents, Isabel and Dolores Tavarez.
Ismael is survived by his wife, Alicia O. Tavarez; daughters, Amelia Moreno and husband Alfonso and Evangelina Mijares; his sons, Jaime Tavarez and wife Rosanne, Ismael Tavarez Jr. and wife Lisa and David Tavarez; sister, Yolanda Olguin and husband Joe; brother, Hector Tavarez; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
The family of Ismael Tavarez wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. Davenport, Dr. Armstrong, Dr. Dar, Medical Center Hospital and Hospice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.
To sign the guestbook, please visit our website at www.sunsetodessa.com.
Published in Odessa American on Apr. 25, 2014