Manuel Garza Jr.
Manuel Garza Jr. Born: February 3, 1948 Died: February 12, 2017 Manuel Garza Jr., 69, of Harvard passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 3, 1948 in Edinburg, TX the son of Manuel and Maria Luz (Sanchez) Garza Sr. Manuel served in the Marines during the Vietnam War. On September 28, 1990, he married Patricia Lynn Fiegel. Manuel enjoyed camping with Noe and Tina and tinkering in the garage. He loved spending time with his friends and family. He will be missed by all that knew him. Survivors include his wife of 26 years Patti; his 5 daughters, Stella Owen of Paducah, KY, Christine (Jesse) Garza/ Lira of Wonder Lake, IL, Angela (Cecil) Garza-Stith- Burch Falls of Rough KY, Connie (Carl) Anderson of Woodstock, IL, Ann (Jose) Lopez of Harvard and step-son Ronnie Jacobs of Harvard; 27 grandchildren, Isis and Nathan Garza, Bronson and Robbie Owen, Khristal (Brian) Keller, Selena Fuentes, Daniel Stith, Sonny (Calla) Stith, Samantha (Kenny) Dowell, Carl Jr., Andreas, and Emma Anderson, Jazmin (Ramiro) Lopez, Raquel (Alex) Carbajal, Alfonso Lopez, Angel Lopez, Alejandra aka Peanut Lopez, Bradley, Derrick, Anna Jacobs, Max and Emily Jacobs; 10 great-grandchildren, Sonny Jr., Jalynn, Annie, Avery, Kurt, Serenity, Kody, Isayah, Zoe, Vida; one sister, Maria Garza and one brother, James Martin Garza. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Manuel Garza III (Jr); step-son, Shaun Jacobs, and grandson, Nathan Fuentes. Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2017 at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St. Harvard, IL 60033. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 206 E. Front Street, Harvard, IL 60033. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery- Woodstock, IL. Family and friends may sign the online guest book at www.saundersmcfarlin.net . For more information call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.
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