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Xavier Vargas Garza Sr.

May 10, 1957 - February 08, 2017

Prayer Service - Sunday

February 12, 2017
- 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Sunday

February 12, 2017
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Funeral Mass - Monday

February 13, 2017
- 11:00 AM

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Moorhead

Visitation - Monday

February 13, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Moorhead

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Boulger Funeral Home

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Xavier Vargas Garza Sr.

May 10, 1957 - February 08, 2017

Obituary

Xavier Vargas Garza Sr., passed away February 8, 2017 in his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Xavier was born May 10, 1957 in Carrizo Springs, TX to Israel and Guadalupe Garza. His parents were migrant workers. They spent their summer months traveling the Felton, MN area. As a youth, Xavier enjoyed deer hunting with his dad and had great pride in his Pontiac GTO and had a real love for music.

On May 24, 1978, Xavier married Dora Alicia Urrabazo in Crystal City, TX. They made their home in Crystal City and in 1979 Xavier Jr. was born. Xavier and Dora were migrants and they spent their time between Crystal City and the Fargo-Moorhead area. In 1987, Leelani was born. In the early 90’s, Xavier and Dora made their permanent home in Dilworth, MN. Xavier worked at Fargo Tank and he soon found his passion working for RDO Equipment. Xavier spent 17 years as a detail technician and enjoyed every minute of it, mostly because of the great friendships he made with his coworkers.

On September 17, 2015 Dora Alicia passed away. Xavier devoted his time to his grandchildren, especially Daniel. They spent every weekend together and Xavier loved it. Xavier always stressed the importance of family and his family meant everything to him.

He is survived by his children; Xavier Jr. (Bianca) Garza, Fargo, ND, Leelani (Michael) Eng, Dilworth, MN, grandchildren; Zach, Mora, MN, Marisela, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Maya, Daniel and Isabella, all of Dilworth, MN; siblings; Israel Jr., Carrizo Springs, TX, Efrain, Carrizo Springs, TX, Sesar (Vanessa), Phoenix, AZ, Eva, Midland, TX, Mary (Claudio) Urrabazo, Moorhead, MN and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Dora Alicia, his father, mother and his younger brother, Fernando.

Xavier will always be remembered for his infectious smile, his love for his children and most importantly, his grandchildren.

Prayer Service: 2:00 P.M. Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation from 12-4:00 P.M.

Funeral Mass: 11:00 A.M. Monday, February 13, 2017 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Moorhead, MN with visitation starting at 10:00 A.M.

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7 responses to “Xavier Vargas Garza Sr.”

  1. Perez Family says:

    Our heartfelt condolences to the Garza family… You all were very Special to our family… hugs to Lani n Harvey, we love you both… may the good Lord help you two find peace and comfort during this time of heartache.

  2. Norm D Martineau says:

    Rest In Peace my good friend. You will be missed.

  3. Leelani says:

    Dad, I can’t put into words how much your passing has had an effect on me…You were my rock, my first love my everything…My life will now and forever never be the same….I know you missed my mother (your loving wife) and you both are reunited in the afterlife. May you rip and be our guardian angel…
    Love your daughter.

  4. Allyn Wilkinson Johnson says:

    Frank and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember going to their house for delicious food! RIP

  5. Mark Trostad says:

    R I P. X. You will be missed

  6. Phil Heinrichs says:

    He is a great man! He will truly be missed at the store.

  7. Holly (Boelter) Oxandaboure says:

    I am really sorry for your loss.

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