|Alfredo R. Garza, Jr., 63, of Conroe, Texas, passed peacefully on November 4, 2011, surrounded by loved ones, at Madison St. Joseph Hospital in Madisonville, TX. After a battle with lung cancer, Fred went to be with his Heavenly Father. He is now with Him embraced with His love.
He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on December 10, 1947, to Alfredo and Marcela Garza. He was preceded in death by his son Alfredo Garza III, his father Alfredo G. Garza, Sr., and step-mother Isabel Garza. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Rosalinda; daughter Carrie Jo and son-in-law Jesse L. Corona; daughter Roxane and son-in-law Samuel Garza; son Mark A. Garza and daughter-in-law Virginia; grandchildren: Carrissa, Megan and husband Cole, Jessica, Sammy, Nicolas, and Marissa. Also surviving are his mother Marcela; his brothers Sonny and Rudy; and his sisters Mary, Isabel, Belinda, Ella, and Diana and their families; also special niece Loyce and husband Joe, and close friends Julian and Liz.
Special thanks for the daily loving care given by his sister-in-law Mary Koenig, nephew Efren, niece Erica, great-niece Lysa and husband Tyler, great-nephews Brandon and Travis, great-great-nephew “Little Man Axton” and great-great niece “Princess Alexah”.
He enjoyed cooking for everyone their favorite foods, listening to rhythm and blues, Cajun, country, and gospel music. He was a loving and caring son, husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend. He touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed by all, including the many who called him Papo.
At Fred’s request there will not be a memorial service. A celebration of life is being planned for family and friends. You are invited to view our website and leave written condolences to the family at www.shmfh.com