Luz Alfredo “Tello” Vasquez, 86, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, May 19, 2020.
Mr. Vasquez was a Veteran of the United States Army. He proudly served his country as a mechanic during his service from 1950 to 1954. Tello was a loving father, husband, grandfather, and friend to everyone. He will be greatly missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Octaviano and Lilia Vasquez; son, Alfredo Vasquez Jr.; grandson, Leonides Jesus (LJ) Flores IV; brothers, Maximiliano, Roberto, Salvador, Carlos, Octaviano Jr., and Fernando.
Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife of 67 years, Eva Vasquez; children, Gerardo (Laura) Vasquez, Diana (Manuel) Tamez, Jose A. Vasquez, Laura (Albert) Melendez, and Olga (Gabriel) Villanueva; grandchildren, Yvette, Lily, Jerry, Diana, Armando, Cyndi, Sandi, Manuel Jr., Violetta, Polo, Krissel, Joseph, AJ, Conner, and Hailey; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings, Jose Luis Vasquez, Maria Luisa Inocencio, Maria Eliza Pena, Carolina Garza, and Juan (Yolanda) Vasquez.
The family would like to express their utmost gratitude to Dr. Arturo Garza-Gongora and the Nurses from Altus Hospice, Letty Liendo and Jerry Villarreal for their exceptional care and support.
The family will be receiving guests Friday, May 22, 2020, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Holy Rosary will start at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at the Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services chapel. A chapel service will begin at 10:00 am. Military Honors will be provided by American Legion Post 59 of Laredo and presentation of the U.S. flag will be provided by the U.S. Army Honor Guard. Interment will follow to the Veteran’s Section of the Laredo City Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Joseph Rodriguez, AJ Melendez, Jerry Vasquez, Manuel Tamez Jr., Conner Villanueva, Trystan Colon, Anthony Garcia, and Jake Espinoza. Honorary Pallbearers are LJ Flores+, Jeff Espinoza, Liam Rodriguez, Gio Vasquez, Augie Vasquez and Andrew Garcia.
Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may sign the guest book or leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com
Date: Friday, May 22, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm
Date: Saturday, May 23, 2020
Time: 10:00 am