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Juan Garza Garcia, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1950
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 2005
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA

Juan G. Garcia, Sr. age 55 of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away on Monday, November 28, 2005 after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was a teacher with the Corpus Christi Independent School District from August of 1986 until December 17, 2004. He taught in the Vocational Department at Roy Miller High School.

He was a certified member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenter and Joiners of America Journeyman's Association. Mr. Garcia received his Associate in Arts Degree in May 12, 1978 from Del Mar College and in August 17, 1988 he received his Bachelor of Science Degree. He continued with his education at Texas A&M University to receive his Master of Science Degree on August 5, 1994. He was also involved with V.E.H. Building Trades. Mr. Garcia was an active member of the Lulac Council #1, a Precinct Chair and Campaign Manager for his brother, Judge Robert "Bobby" Balderas. He was an avid hunter and skilled craftsman.

He proudly served in the United States Army.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Gloria Garcia; his beloved children, Angie (Leland) Witt and Son Johnny Garcia, Jr.; grandchildren, Dominic John Garcia, Zachary John Garcia, Brittany Sara Garcia, Jonathon Hunter Garcia, Brylee Grace Hanley, Amber Leann Witt, Jeremy Witt, Trey Witt and Jordan Witt; brothers, Jessie (Rosie) Garcia, Felipe (Irma) Garcia, Judge Robert "Bobby" (Mary) Balderas, Eddie (Hope) Balderas, Ruben Balderas, Michael (JoAnn) Balderas; sisters Mary Sylvia (Gustavo) Suarez, Virginia (Salome) Bersoza and Rosie (Jose) Gonzalez.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2005 at Memorial Funeral Home, Holly Rd. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. the same evening.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 1, 2005 at St. Peter Prince of the Apostle Catholic Church.
Interment with full military honors will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery

Honoring him as his pallbearers will be Robert "Bobby" Balderas, Eddie Balderas, Ruben Balderas, Michael Balderas, Jessie Garcia, Felipe Garcia, Conrado Garcia and Albert E. Villarreal.

Originally published Wednesday, November 30, 2005 
Family links: 
  Guadalupe Lopez Garza Balderas (1936 - 1999)
  Juan Garza Garcia (1950 - 2005)
  Mary Sylvia Balderas Suarez (1954 - 2011)*
  Michael Balderas (1967 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Memory Gardens Cemetery
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA
Created by: martza
Record added: May 27, 2013
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Juan Garza Garcia, Sr
Added by: martza
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Thank you for your service cousin. The Family misses you. Rest in Peace. Martin
- martza
 Added: May. 27, 2013

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