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Francisco Garza

December 18, 1932 ~ January 30, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Francisco Garza Obituary

Francisco Garza, peacefully passed away at home in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. He was born to Eulugio and Dominga Garza in Agualeguas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, on December, 18, 1932. 

A skilled craftsman, Francisco worked at Utility Wood Specialty in Blue Island for 30 years and continued woodworking in his workshop after retirement. When he wasn’t working, Francisco loved to cheer on the Chicago Cubs, garden in the backyard, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Minerva Garza; sons Hector (Kathryn) Garza of Carol Stream, IL; and Francisco R. (Beatrice) Garza of Chicago, IL; daughter Ruby (Julio) Villarreal of Berwyn, IL; 5 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. He was also godfather to 25 children throughout his life.


Francisco Garza falleció pacíficamente en casa en Chicago, IL el martes 30 de enero de 2024. Sus padres son Eulugio y Dominga Garza. Nacio en Agualeguas, Nuevo León, México, el 18 de diciembre de 1932.

Francisco, un hábil artesano, trabajó en Utility Wood Specialty en Blue Island durante 30 años y continuó trabajando la madera en su taller después de jubilarse. Cuando no estaba trabajando, a Francisco le encantaba animar a los Cubs de Chicago, jardínir del patio trasero y pasar tiempo con su familia.

Le sobreviven su amada esposa durante 72 años, Minerva Garza; hijos Héctor (Kathryn) Garza de Carol Stream, IL; y Francisco R. (Beatrice) Garza de Chicago, IL; hija Ruby (Julio) Villarreal de Berwyn, IL; 5 nietos y 3 bisnietos. También fue padrino de 25 niños a lo largo de su vida.


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Gathering of Family and Friends
February 13, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home
3117 South Oak Park Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402

Chapel Service
February 13, 2024

5:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home
3117 South Oak Park Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402


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