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Guadalupe Olvera, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1929
Nolan County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 2012
East Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

EAST MOLINE - Guadalupe Olvera Sr., 83, East Moline, passed away at home, with his family at his side, on Friday, August 31, 2012.

Burial in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.

Guadalupe was born May 25, 1929, in Roscoe, Texas, the son of Ponciano and Francisca (Sifuentes) Olvera. He married Vahalia M Vasquez on June 18, 1949, in Muscatine. He worked as an assembler and later retired as a spot welder in 1986 from John Deere Harvester, East Moline. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, working in his garden and listening to Mexican music. Mr. Olvera was a Chicago Cubs fan and a jack of all trades. Lupe loved to travel.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Vahalia; children and spouses, John and Mary Ann Olvera, Jerry and Mona Olvera, Guadalupe and Daphne Olvera Jr., Benjamin and Cathy Olvera, and Carlos Olvera and Felix Olvera, all of the Quad-Cities, and Janet and Ron Anderson, of Tennessee and Francisca Olvera of San Antonio, Texas; 20 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; and sisters, Isabel Reyes, Carmen Johnson and Maria Diaz.

He is preceded in death by his father, Ponciano in 1994; his mother, Francisca in 1979; son Michael A. in 1984; sister, Clara Gonzalez; and brothers, Ramon, Dale and Benjamin.

Greenview Memorial Gardens
East Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Sep 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96414988
Guadalupe Olvera, Sr
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