OBITUARY

Valdemar Garcia

October 16, 1945February 1, 2021
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Valdemar Gonzalez Garcia, age 75, of Kaufman, Texas passed away in his home on Monday, February 1, 2021, surrounded by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer.

Valde was born in General Trevino, Nuevo León to Vidal and Ursula Garcia. He lived the ranchers life until coming over into Texas in 1978. He meet the love of his life, Janie, shortly afterwards and they were married on October 21, 1978. Valde and Janie travelled the United States for several years before settling down in Garland, Texas. And then after retiring moving to Kaufman, Texas to live the farm life.

He was a beloved husband, dad, Welo, grandpa, great grandpa, Tío, and friend. Valde loved the farm life living in Kaufman, Texas with his chickens, goats and sheep. He was always mechanizing on something and always succeeded in making it work! He loved feeding anyone and everyone that came to the house, if the weather was good you could guarantee he would be firing up the grill.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Vidal and Ursula Garcia, newborn daughter, Milagrito Garcia, brothers: Margarito Garcia, Evelio Garcia, Vidal Garcia and sister, Sanjuanita Garcia.

Valde is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Janie Garcia; daughters: Ursula Wilson and husband Michael, Diana Quintanilla, Becky Arcizo and husband Gerard, Rachel Patiño, Lisa Quintanilla; sons: Carmen Quintanilla and wife Gaby, Miguel Quintanilla and wife Suzanne; Ricardo Quintanilla Jr and wife Shawn, Zeke Quintanilla and wife Leslie; 31 grandchildren; 20 great children along with a host of many nieces and nephews, and countless friends who will miss him greatly.

A celebration of life for Valdemar will be held Friday, February 5, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Anderson Clayton FH - Kaufman, 305 N Jackson St, Kaufman, Texas 75142.

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When dad was a model for a day

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Grandpa with Santana

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Dad sitting back enjoying the fireworks

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Grandma and Grandpa with baby Dezi

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50th Birthday celebration

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Dad loved cooking carnitas

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Dad always willing to lend a helping hand

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Grandpa with Dezi at the Rancho de García

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When dad was a model for a day

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Grandpa with Santana

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Dad sitting back enjoying the fireworks

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Grandma and Grandpa with baby Dezi

FROM THE FAMILY

50th Birthday celebration

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Dad loved cooking carnitas

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Dad always willing to lend a helping hand

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Grandpa with Dezi at the Rancho de García