Garcia, Julian G., Saginaw, Michigan


Julian G. Garcia passed away Saturday June 23, 2012 at Covenant Medical Center at the age of 87 years. The son of the late Octaviano and Julia Garcia, Julian was born January 9, 1925 in Seguin, Texas. He was married to Rebecca Ugartechea in 1945 in Saginaw. She preceded Julian in 1985. Julian had been employed by General Motors for over 30 years and retired in 1975 from the Grey Iron Foundry. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers baseball games, playing poker with his buddies, occasionally going to the casino, and enjoyed dancing. Surviving are his 1 son; Julian J. (Esther) Garcia Jr. of Saginaw, 2 daughters; Estella Garcia of Germany and Julia Garcia of Saginaw, 6 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and 3 great- great grandchildren. Also Surviving are 4 brothers; Mike Garcia, Ray Garcia, Henry (Connie) Garcia, Frank (Zulema) Garcia, 3 sisters; Minga (Mike) Montana, Victoria Gonzales, and Vee (Carley) Pazz. He was preceded in death by his son Juan Diego Garcia, 1brother; Joseph Garcia, and 2 sisters Juanita Campos, and Mercy Glass. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at St Joseph Catholic Church, with burial at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday at Cederberg-Brietzke Funeral Home, 403 N. Michigan Ave., Saginaw from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.