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2012-08-30 / Obituaries

Criosoforo Perez

April 20, 1936 - August 21, 2012

Crisoforo Perez Llanas was born on April 20, 1936 in the town of Buena Vista in the state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. He passed quietly into the Hands of God on the morning of August 21, 2012.

A Rosary was held on August 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm with visitation from 12:00 noon until 9:00 pm at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings, TX. Funeral services were held at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings, TX on Friday August 24, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., with Father Jim Olnhausen officiating. Burial services followed at Giddings City Cemetery.

Crisoforo was born to the late Eulalio Perez Ojeda and the late Estefana Llanas Rodriguez. He married the late Suplicia Reyes Martinez, who passed away on August 24, 1986; as Crisoforo was laid to rest on August 24. He came to the United States in 1968 and originally settled in Minerva and Rosebud-Lott, TX. Crisoforo moved to Chicago for several years before permanently settling in Giddings in 1987. God blessed Crisoforo with a great knowledge of and way of working with animals. This gift created a love of horses, bulls, and cattle, as well as pet dogs that led Crisoforo to a lifetime of ranch management. Over the years, Crisoforo was constantly in the company of his brother, Crisanto Perez, who shared his love of horses and cattle. His youngest son, Crisoforo Jr., was also continually at his side throughout the years. Crisoforo also loved spending time with all of the young children in his life, as well. Near the end of his years, being able to live with his grand children was a constant source of joy.

Crisoforo Perez is survived by his children: Eva, Toña, and Luisa of San Louis Potosi, Mexico; Pascual, Gela, and Paula of Chicago, IL; Raul Perez, and Crisoforo Perez, Jr. and Gina Tobar. Crisoforo Perez is survived by his grandchildren Nina, Naomi, Amelia, and Sariah Perez, children of Crisoforo Jr. and Gina of Giddings; along with 14 grandchildren in Chicago; 8 grandchildren in Mexico; 2 grandchildren in Kansas; and 1 grandchild in Utah; 3 great grandchildren in Mexico, 5 great grandchildren in Chicago; and 2 great grandchildren in Utah. Crisoforo will never be forgotten, he will always be in our hearts and in our memories. May God hold him in HIS Eternal Glory.

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