Jan. 17, 1942 - Feb. 21, 2013
Frank Cruces, 71, went home to be with his Lord on Feb. 21. Frank was born in Vacaville on Jan. 17, 1942, in the hospital that was on Elizabeth Street. He lived in Vacaville his entire life except for the time serving his country in the US Navy during the Vietnam War.
His career was with American Home Foods, where he held the position of Farm Products Manager for 32 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Mary Cruces.
He is survived by the love of his life, Judi, his wife of 45 years and their son, Jason (Shenny) Cruces; daughter, Danielle (Glen) Eddy; grandchildren, Madison and Zachary Wetzel; brother, Joe (Linda) Cruces; sister, Marie (Peter) Milne; sisters-in-law, Sharon (David) Rico, Linda Morris and Jan Bradley; many nephews and nieces.
Frank's greatest joy in life was his family. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, music, the 49ers and was a terrific cook. Frank had a great sense of humor and an easy laugh. He will be greatly missed and his memory will be cherished.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday, March 30, at 2 p.m., at the Community Presbyterian Church, 425 Hemlock St.
Arrangements by Vaca Hills Chapel Funeral Home, 707-446-3233.
Published in The Reporter on March 17, 2013