|Birth: ||Aug. 26, 1914|
|Death: ||Jun. 14, 2006|
Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial for John Y "Ganzo" Puente, a resident of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. on Monday, June 19, 2006, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. John died peacefully Wednesday, June 14, 2006, at his home in Davenport.
John Ynocencio Puente was born August 26, 1914, in Zacatecas, Mexico, son of Miguel and Maria (Esconevo) Puente. John married Frances Saldivar in November 25, 1935, in Bettendorf. She preceded him in death on August 25, 1997.
John and his wife, Frances, were the founders and owners of Ganzo's restaurants. He was concurrently employed at Sivyer Steel and Ordnance Steel, known as "the best damn crane operator." John was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and Adventure Christian Community. Memorials can be made to the family.
Survivors include his son, Michael (Mary Ann) Puente, of Davenport; daughters, Rose Marie (Diego) Vasquez, Davenport, Bebe De LaCruz, Davenport, Joanne Weaver, Davenport, and Cecelia Nosa, Iowa City; 19 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Frances, John was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Elizabeth Schutters, three sisters, one brother, a great-great-grandson, Blake Torres, and a son-in-law, Manuel De LaCruz. May they rest in peace. VAYA CON DIOS
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting John's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.
Miguel Puente (1882 - 1957)
Francisa Saldivar Puente (1916 - 1997)
Mary Elizaberh Puente Schutters (1947 - 2003)*
Puente (l to r)
John Ynocencio Aug 26 1914 Jun 24 2006
Frances Saldivar Jan 29 1916 Aug 25 1997
Miguel Puente Sept 29 1882 May 6 1957 [John's dad]
Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Carol
Record added: Jun 25, 2010
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