Juan Francisco Vasquez

August 22, 1940 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 81)


Juan Francisco Vasquez, 81, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, September 10, 2021 in Alice, TX. He was born in Ben Bolt, TX on August 22, 1940 to Seferino Vasquez and Isabel Esquivel Vasquez.

Juan married Viola on February 12, 1960 in Alice and they were happily married until the Good Lord called him home. He worked for Frito Lay for 27 years and was affectionately known as the “Frito Man”. He opened his own franchise, Toms, for over 10 years until his retirement, then later, worked for Jim Wells County for another several years.

Juan enjoyed singing, whistling, and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend who was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Melinda Vasquez; parents, Seferino Vasquez and Isabel Esquivel Vasquez; brothers, Santiago Vasquez, Antonio Vasquez, and Gregorio Vasquez; sisters, Margarita Alonzo, Benita Soliz, and Elida Saenz.

Juan is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Viola Vasquez of Alice, TX; grandson, Mark Anthony Vasquez (Ruby Guajardo) of Corpus Christi, TX; sisters, Josefa (Lito) Hinojosa and Esperanza (Baldomero) Manrique both of Alice, TX

The Vasquez Family would like to acknowledge and extend a very special thank you to Maria Shiep and Sandra Cruz for their tremendous love and care of our beloved, Mr. Vasquez. Your hard work and dedication did not go unnoticed or unappreciated.

Arrangements are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 East Main Street, Alice, Texas.

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Family Receiving Friends
September 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Holmgreen Mortuary
2061 E. Main
Alice, TX 78332

Funeral Service
September 13, 2021

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church
501 E. Second St.
Alice, TX 78332

September 13, 2021

Alice Cemetery
1230 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Alice, TX 78332

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