Carlos (Charlie) Garcia, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 25, 2009 at Covenant HealthCare-Cooper. Age 58 years. Carlos C. Garcia was born on October 14, 1950 in Saginaw to the late Ricardo and Maria (Castro) Garcia. He married Janice M. Zahn on September 24, 1982. She survives him. Carlos retired from Delphi in 2001. He was working for the Mail Room at the time of his death. Carlos was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. He will be dearly missed by his wife, Janice; eight children: Debra Sellner, Ronnie (Melissa) Garcia, Jeffrey (Tracy) Garcia, Jennifer (Brian) Bryce, Carlos Christopher Garcia, Nicholas (Stephanie) Garcia, Anna Haase and Amy Garcia; 17 grandchildren: Brandon (Maisie) Hoffman, Elizabeth Sellner, Hunter, Jessica, Haleigh, and Valerie Garcia, Ashley and Abbey Garcia, Kalah Garcia, Cassandra and Brian Bryce, Matthew, Kaydence, Olivia and Irelynn Garcia, Kaitlynn and Alyssa Haase; six brothers and seven sisters: Hector (Debbie) Garcia, Richard (Angie) Garcia, Maimie (Gary) Tennent, Tina Garcia, Oscar (Rosie) Garcia, Minerva Gilvert Gomez, Armando Garcia, Miranda (Ruben) Flores, Margaret Becerra, Maxine (Tony) Hoffard, Jesse Garcia, Rebecca (Albert) Colorado and Rene Garcia. A funeral liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 4735 W. Michigan Ave. Rev. Fr. Richard E. Jozwiak will officiate. Rite of Committal will follow in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Rd. (off State) on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A vigil service will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Carlos will lie in state at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church or the school. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home, church or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.