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Manuel Garcia

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GARCIA, MANUEL; 73; of Moody, Texas; formerly of Clarkston, MI; passed away at his home Saturday, July 6, 2013. A Memorial Service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Dr. Waco, Texas with Deacon Jesse Garza officiating. (Michigan service to be announced). The family will receive visitors from 2 to 3 p.m. before services. Manuel was born June 21, 1940, in Pontiac, Michigan. He retired from General Motors, in Lake Orion with over 30 years of service. He was an avid bowler, scoring a 200. He enjoyed fishing, farming, but most of all family. He loved children and children loved him. He was a devout Catholic, and was a member of St. Eugene Catholic Church in McGregor, Texas. Preceded in death by father, Manuel; mother, Mamie and step-father, Miguel Valenzuela; brothers, John, Guadalupe, and Jesse "Moose"; sisters, Mary "Santos" Martinez, Mary Rodriguez, and Virginia Wilson. He is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Geri Garten (Carl), Christopher (Robin), Matthew, Ann Cavanaugh-Garcia (Todd), and Mark; step-children, Edward and David (Barbara) De La Rosa, and Monika Salinas (John); brother, William (Theresa); sister, Florence Garcia from Texas, and Dolores Farrell from MI; grandchildren, Amber (Adam), Alicia (Samuel), Fredrick, Jerame, Joshua, Zackery, Gregory, Nicholas, Kayla, Todd, Jr., and Emma; great grandchildren, Jacob, Olivia, Gabriel, Dominic, Joseph, Adam, Alexandria, Austin, Veronica, and Aden; adopted family, Senior y Señora, Hijinio Torres y famillia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Manuel Garcia's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis TN, 38101-0050. Online guestbook at
Published in The Oakland Press from July 9 to July 10, 2013
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