OBITUARY

Joe L. Tabarez

January 19, 1925April 4, 2021
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Joe Tabarez of Stockton passed away peacefully at Lodi Memorial Hospital on April 4, 2021 at the age of 96. Joe was born January 19, 1925 in Miles City, Montana to Felix and Maria Tabarez of Degollado, Jalisco, Mexico. As a child, Joe’s family moved back to Jalisco, Mexico where he was raised until later moving back to the States. As a young man, Joe settled in Stockton, California where he met his wife, Helen Limon, and had 9 children.

Joe retired from Tillie Lewis Foods where he worked in management. As a young adult, Joe was very athletic; he enjoyed boxing and playing soccer. He loved dancing and would always be the first out on the dance floor to get the party started. He loved to dance well up until he was 90 years old. Joe is loved and will be missed by his family and many friends.

Joe is survived by his children: Joyce Nakawatase, Ronnie, Elsa Aguilera (Richard), Randy (Renee), Paul (Mary), and Danny (Aisha), all of Stockton, CA; Joe (Carmen) of Colorado Springs, CO; his brother, Jesus of Sunnyvale, CA; 20 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Joe was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; son, Ricky; and daughter, Mary.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Randy Tabarez Jr.
  • Ricky Tabarez
  • Paul Tabarez II
  • Gabriel Leon
  • John Nakawatase
  • Lalo Moreno
  • Jordan Tabarez, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Rudy Leon, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Wayne Nakawatase Jr., Honorary Pallbearer
  • James Nakawatase, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Xavier Barrios, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Adrian Barrios, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Nathaniel Barrios, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Michael Perez, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Antonio Galvan, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Erik Lozano, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 15, 2021

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 16, 2021

  • Rosary

    Friday, April 16, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, April 16, 2021

  • Committal

    Friday, April 16, 2021

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