Fernando G. "Nando" Vasquez

October 31, 1951 - September 29, 2017
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Fernando G. Vasquez, 65, entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 29, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas.

Fernando was the youngest of 12 children.  He was born and grew up in Laredo, Texas.  Married his high school sweetheart. Fernando worked for Levi Strauss Co. for 35 years. During this time, he was given the opportunity to relocate to San Antonio, Texas where he retired in 2004. His life’s joy included spending time with his children and grandchildren and celebrating their successes.

Mr. Vasquez is preceded in death by his son; Baby Fernando; his parents, Octaviano and Lilia Vasquez; brothers, Maximino (+Maria) Vasquez, Salvador Vasquez, Carlos (+Ana Maria) Vasquez and Roberto (+Yolanda) Vasquez; brother-in-laws, Francisco Inocencio and Jose A. Peña.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving  wife of 47 years of marriage, Irma Y. Vasquez; children, Kathy (Robert) Frei, Fernando (Monica) Vasquez, Jr., Lillian Vasquez (Javier Willars); grandchildren, Kevin, Kennedy, Dylan, Madison, Javier and Angeliana; siblings, Octaviano Vasquez, Jr., Alfredo (Eva) Vasquez, Maria Luisa Inocencio, Elisa Peña, Carolina (Porfirio) Garza, Jose Luis (Sandra) Vasquez and Juan (Yolanda) Vasquez, sister-in-law, Paulina Vasquez, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Family will receive guests Friday, October 6, 2017, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services.  A rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm.  Funeral service will be Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.  Funeral mass will start at 9:00 am.  Interment will follow at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be: Robert Frei, Kevin Frei, Dylan Rodriguez, Angel Javier Willars, Gerardo Miguel Rios and Luis Estrada, Jr.  Honorary pallbearers will be: Fernando Vasquez, Jr. and Juan A. Vasquez.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr. Laredo, Texas (956)723-3611.  You may leave condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com


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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, October 6, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary at 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017

Time: 9:00 am

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church


1718 San Jorge
Laredo, Texas 78040

Funeral Mass will be at 9:00 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: October 31, 1951
Died: September 29, 2017

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Ricardo Flores posted on 10/6/17

My deepest sympathies to Nando's family and everyone close to him. My name is Ricardo (Riche) Flores, his cousin by way of Gloria G Flores, Lile, as we used to call my aunt, sister. On behalf of my family Darlene, Gabrielle and Walker, my grandson, we would like you to know that we share your loss. God bless each and everyone of you.


Berger Family posted on 10/6/17

We are sorry to hear about the loss of such a great person we had the pleasure of knowing just for a short while in this lifetime. He will be missed, sending prayers and condolences to you and your family.


Gregory & Louanda Scott posted on 10/5/17

Just know that we are praying for and with you during your time of grief. May God comfort you as you lay your loved one to rest. Our deepest sympathy


Veronica Fernandez posted on 10/3/17

I'm so sadden by this!! I pray God give the family strength & comfort to get through this. My condolences.


Rose Martinez posted on 10/3/17

Lily my condolence to the family your mother and the kids may your dad Rest in paradise in the name of Jesus Christ amen


Patricia rios posted on 9/30/17

Our deepest condolences to the whole family. We love you. Forever in our hearts