Guadalupe Garza Ordonez was born in Alice Texas on August 17, 1944. On July 4, 2019, at the age of 74, she went to be with the Lord. Lupe was survived by her husband, Julio, of 59 Years and six children.
When she was fifteen years old she met the love her life, Julio Ordonez; and a year later, they were married. While in Texas they had four children, Mary, Virginia, Julio Jr., and Gracie. Next, the family moved to Visalia, California where Rosie was born. Then the family moved again to Chino in southern California where their final child, Belinda, was born. The family moved one last time to San Jacinto where they eventually retired.
She raised not only six of her own children but many of her grandchildren. Altogether, she had sixteen grandchildren, and forty one great grandchildren.
Lupe loved her husband, children, grandchildren, The Dallas cowboys, Tennis (Pete Sampras), her porcelain doll collection, cruising in the family car, water fights, and the photographs of the family that covered the walls of her home.
She enjoyed family get togethers which always provide lots of great food and a multitude of family members. She was at the center of all family activities and will be missed by all that knew her.
Though your smile is gone forever,
And your hand I cannot touch,
I still have so many memories,
Of the one I loved so much.
Your memory is now my keepsake,
With which I’ll never part,
God has you in His keeping,
I have you in my heart.
Sadly missed, but never forgotten.