Obituary— Apolinar Guerrero Jr

Obituary— Apolinar Guerrero Jr.

Apolinar “Chico” Guerrero Jr, age 85, passed away on February 9, 2020 in Van Horn, Texas. He was born on September 23, 1934 in Gonzales, Texas to Apolinar Sr. and Delphina Guerrero. Chico was a lifetime resident of Van Horn. He worked for the Allamore Talc Company, was a mechanic for the Chevron Truck Stop and also with irrigation systems for farmers. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He was always caring and he loved to help people who were in need. Chico was cared for by his loving wife and family from 1981 to 2020 due to Illness. He will be truly missed.

Chico is survived by his two sons Apolinar Guerrero and his wife Anita and Antonio Guerrero and his wife Debra, his three daughters; Lupe Molina and her husband Manuel, Bobbie Morales, and Lisa DeLaO her husband Francisco, one sister Susan Welch and his brother Rudy Guerrero.

He was blessed with 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Chico is preceded in death by his wife Estella Guerrero and his parents Apolinar Jr. and Delphina Guerrero.

A rosary was held Wednesday, February 12 and funeral mass will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 309 Almond St. in Van Horn, officiated by Father Apolinar Samboni. Burial will follow at The Van Horn Cemetery.

Pallbearers are: Vince DeLaO, Frankie DeLaO Jr., Frankie DeLaO III, Jerry Guerrero, Mike Morales, Hank Norton, Mario Morales Jr., and Manuel Molina. Honorary Pallbearer is Austin DeLaO.

Funeral services were entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home of Van Horn.