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Joseph Florez Zavala

1928 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Joseph Florez Zavala Obituary
Zavala, Joseph Florez; age 85; of St. Louis, MI; passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014; at Woodland Hospice in Mt. Pleasant, MI. A Memorial Mass will be held at Nativity of the Lord Parish, Mt. St. Joseph, St. Louis, MI on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Fr. Nate Harburg officiating. Joseph was born in Vernon, Texas, on July 26, 1928, the son of Luis Zavala and Petra Florez. He married Eva Reyes on September 12, 1981. Joe was a family man, and loved spending time with them. He enjoyed music, especially playing guitar. Joe also liked to collect antiques and play pool. He was a member of Mt. St. Joseph Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Eva Zavala of St. Louis, MI; daughter, Rosalinda and Fernando Ramirez; daughter, MaryAnne and Antonio Flores; son, Joe Michael and Angie Zavala; daughter, Connie Zavala; daughter, Mary Margaret and Alberto Lopez; daughter JoAnna Soto; daughter, Rachel Zavala; daughter, Laura and Jon Stone; son, Robert Daniel Zavala, all of Michigan; 23 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; 2 nieces and 1 nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Maria. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, Michigan.
Published in Morning Sun on May 14, 2014
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