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 Abdon Ornelas

Abdon Ornelas

Birth
Urebeno, Zapata County, Texas, USA
Death 10 Nov 2006 (aged 91)
Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Burial Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100010296 · View Source
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Abdon Ornelas of Saginaw, Michigan, passed away peacefully at Heartland Health Care Manor on Friday, November 10, 2006. Age 91 years. Abdon was born July 30, 1915 in Uribeno, Texas, to Francisca and Anselmo Ornelas. He was a World War II Veteran. He married Estefana Benavidez on February 20, 1949; she predeceased him. He moved to Saginaw in 1954. Abdon retired from Chevrolet Grey Iron Foundry in 1978. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he was a cursillista. He had a great love for his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He loved his music and gardening. Surviving are one son and wife Anselmo and Teresa Ornelas, and one daughter-in-law, Delores Ornelas, all of Saginaw; seven grandchildren, Alex Ornelas and Ocielo Ornelas, Carlos Ornelas Jr., and David Frank Ornelas, all of Saginaw, Deanna (Jose) DeLaCruz, Ann Arbor, Javier (Katharine) Ornelas, East Lansing, and Estefana Taylor, Lexington, KY; nine great-grandchildren, Javier, Morgan, Enson, Christian Paul, Nicholas, Daniel, Lola, Martin and Jessica. He was predeceased by his wife Estefana Benavidez Ornelas and his son Carlos Ornelas. Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 910 N. 6th Street. Rev. Fr. Ramiro Trejo, O.F.M., Cap., will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday where a Vigil will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Friends and family may then call at the church from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the St. Joseph Parish Building Fund. www.casefuneralhome.com


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100010296
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abdon Ornelas (30 Jul 1915–10 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100010296, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .