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David Valdez Garcia Sr.

April 30, 1943 ~ March 3, 2022 (age 78)


David Valdez Garcia Sr., 78, of Alden, died Thurs. March 3, 2022, at his home surrounded by family. 

David was born April 30, 1943, in San Antonio, TX to Ignacio Garcia and Rosa Valdez.  He married Fern Elaine Nelson on December 18, 1966, in Woodstock, IL.

He is survived by his children David (Theresa) Garcia Jr. of Lakeville, MN, Joe (Shari) Garcia of North Port, FL, Monica (Karlin Nageak) Garcia-Itchoak of Anchorage, AK, 5 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Fern Elaine Garcia. 

The family will hold a Celebration of Life gathering on Sat. August 6, 2022 at Kingvale from 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm in Alden, IL. 

Call Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home for more info at 815-943-5400.

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