|Birth: ||Sep. 23, 1915|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1988|
Richard Alvarado Sr., age 72, of Eagle Lake, passed away Thursday, February 4, at the Southwest Memorial Hospital in Houston following a Iengthy illness.
Funeral services were held for Richard Alvarado Sr. Saturday, February 6 from the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Eagle Lake with Rev. Fr. Jesse Euresti officiating.
Burial was at Lakeside Cemetery in Eagle Lake.
Mr. Richard Alvarado Sr. was born September 23, 1915 in Brookshire to Frank Alvarado Sr. and Frances Contreras Alvarado. He moved with his parents to Eagle Lake in 1932 and later married Lena Rubio in Eagle Lake at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church,
He worked for over 30 years as a heavy equipment operator for Lone Star Industries until his health failed him.
Mr. Alvarado was also a member of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church of Eagle Lake.
He was preceeded[sic] in death by his father, Frank Alvarado Sr. and a grandson from Bay City, Donald Richard Barela.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lena Alvarado of Eagle Lake; mother, Mrs. Frances Alvarado of Eagle Lake; daughters and sons-in-law, Mrs. Ben (Frances) Castillo of Eagle Lake and Mrs. Simon (Virginia) Barela of Bay City; sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Carolyn Alvarado Jr. of Bay City and Gilbert and Janie Alvarado Sr. of Eagle Lake; sister, Evita Gallegos of Houston; brothers, Mike Alvarado of Houston, Frank Alvarado Jr. and Manuel Alvarado both of Eagle Lake; seven grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Fred Sosa, Lolo Yanez, Louis and Joe Gutierrez, Clem Contreras, Julian Flores Sr. and Isadore Ramirez.
Colorado County Citizen, February 11, 1988, page 2
Frank Alvarado (1887 - 1984)
Frances Contreras Alvarado (1900 - 1990)
Lena Rubio Alvarado (1916 - 2003)*
Created by: Jay Skelton
Record added: Jan 14, 2009
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