Murillo, Robert (Toad), Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away Sunday, March 14, 2010, at Covenant-Harrison. Age 69 years. The son of the late Francisco and Frances (Cruz) Murillo was born June 19, 1940 in Wasica, Minnesota. He married Marcelina Trejo, October 2, 1966. She survives him. He served with the U.S. Army and was a member of V.F.W. Post #1566. He was employed by General Motors, retiring with thirty years of service. He was a member of First Assembly of God and the Brothers of Kosciuszko Club. Surviving besides his wife, Marcelina, are 8 children and their spouses, Isabel and Erv Sovde, Colorado; Teresa and Fred Mata; Guadalupe and Adel Sanchez; Robert Murillo; Bonifacio Murillo; Phillip Murillo; Sarah Murillo all of Saginaw, MI; Amy and Damon Burkahrt, Royal Oak, MI; Sunny Larive, Saginaw, MI; fifteen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Jenny Deleon; Rosie Palomares; several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Delores Harrison, a brother, Phillip, and three sisters, Irene Garcia, Alice Torrez and Nellie Gomez have predeceased him. The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2010, at First Assembly of God, 4570 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Fred Smolchuck Jr. will officiate with Military burial in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens under the auspices of V.F.W. Post #1566. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel 4480 Mackinaw Road from 2:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday and then on Thursday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Diabetes Assoc.