Guadalupe L. Banda
December 15, 1929 – April 1, 2018
Guadalupe Lorenzo Banda, 88 of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away on April 1, 2018. He was born on December 15, 1929 to Lorenzo and Elisa Banda. Guadalupe worked for Tennessee Pipeline for many years. M. Roy Hunt always included him and his family with the many functions that were held. He also worked for Barry Construction and others. He was a hard working man that always provided for his family. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Guadalupe married the love of his life, Lupita and had six children. Later on in Life he married Cirila and had step-children. Lupe is preceded in death by his parents, Lorenzo and Elisa Banda; his son Lupito Banda; his sisters, Gloria Gutierrez, Josefa B. Villarreal and Yolanda Jasso; Brothers, Zeferino Banda and Heriberto Banda and his second wife, Cirila Banda. He is survived by his former wife, Guadalupe Deason; daughters, Lupita (David) Garcia, Elizabeth (Roland) Salazar; sons, George (Anabella), Carlos (Belinda) Banda, and Bill Banda.; brother, Nick Banda ; sisters, Aurora Garza and Mary Paz Cox. Lupe is also survived by many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Public visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Funeraria Del Angel with a prayer service to be held at 7:00 p.m. A chapel service will be held at Funeraria Del Angel on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family would like to thank Uncle Nick and Aunt Kathy Banda for their constant help with Daddy.
- Lorenzo Banda, Father
- Elisa Banda, Mother
- Lupito Banda, Son
- Gloria Gutierrez, Sister
- Josefa B. Villarreal, Sister
- Yolanda Jasso, Sister
- Zeferino Banda, Brother
- Heriberto Banda, Brother
- Cirila Banda, Second Wife
- Guadalupe Deason, Wife
- Lupita (David) Garcia, Daughter
- Elizabeth (Roland) Salazar, Daughter
- George (Anabella), Son
- Carlos (Belinda) Banda, Son
- Bill Banda, Son
- Nick Banda, Brother
- Aurora Garza, Sister
- Mary Paz Cox, Sister
- Lupe is also survived by many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
- Visitati9on Thursday, April 5, 2018
- Prayer Service Thursday, April 5, 2018
- Chapel Service Friday, April 6, 2018
Guadalupe L. Banda
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April 6, 2018
You were in my life for a short time. On weekends I would stay with Marisela. I remember the first time I had real Mexican sweetbread from that little bakery on the way home. You stopped off and got me one allowing me to eat it in your truck as you drove. It was the best I'd ever had. You were a sweet and caring man and will be missed. Thank you for treating me like family when I needed it most.
April 5, 2018
On behalf of the Avalos Family in Houston, Tx., our deepest condolences to the entire Banda family. Lupe was dearly loved and admired for the love he showed our late Tia Lila. My favorite memory of Lupe is watching him care for my Tia Lila as she was in the hospital on her last days. He gently brushed her hair and spoke to her so softly letting her know her sisters were there to see her and be with her. It didn't matter if she could hear him he cared for her until her last breath. The kindness he expressed to her and her family spoke volumes of the kind of man he was. I'd like to also express my gratitude for the friendship, love and support he showed my father who now resides in heaven as well. What a reunion that will be! Prayers for peace and comfort for the family. May you rest in eternal peace Lupe!