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Julio Vasquez Lazo

September 5, 1939 ~ May 31, 2021 (age 81)

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Julio Vásquez, 81 años, estaba rodeado por su querida esposa Vidal, su hija Teresa, yerno Pablo y sus nietos Damaris y Pablo cuando fue llevado a estar con su Señor y Salvador el 31 de Mayo del 2021.

Julio nació en El Salvador, Centro América el 5 de Septiembre del 1939 a sus padres Felicita Vásquez y Secundino Lazo. Fue uno de 18 hijos. Se caso o como le gustaba decir a el "Vidal me robo" y fueron bendecidos con 5 hijas y un hijo. Aunque no recibió ninguna educación formal, el tuvo un talento y ojo para la agricultura y con el cultivo de la tierra y ganados proveo para su familia. La tierra fue su amor y velo por su terreno y su ganado hasta que su cuerpo ya no se lo permitió. Amaba la vida en el campo especialmente en compañía de su familia.

Fue un hombre respetable, reservado, pero como un niño con sus nietos y vis-nietos. Tenía el corazón de un padre protectivo y cariñoso. Pudo encontrar alegría aun en los últimos meses dentro y fuera del hospital. Su chispa y sentido del humor siempre los mantuvo vivo aun durante sus días difíciles. Aunque sus dificultades medicas eran serias, siempre se mantuvo firme y confiado que estaba en las manos de Dios y que por Jesus el un día entraría al reino de Dios.

Siempre se sintió orgulloso de sus hijos y nietos e inculco en su familia el valor de trabajar. Su determinación y persistencia de seguir adelante son atributos que heredo a sus hijas, hijo, nietos y vis-nietos. Le encantaba arreglar rompe cabezas desde los más sencillos hasta los más complicados y creativos con sus nietos. Algunos de sus más favoritos los colgaba en su casa en El Salvador.

Le sobrevive su esposa Vidal, sus hijas Margarita, Carmen, Cruz, Teresa, Maribel y su único hijo Felix. Fue amado y es extrañado inmensamente por sus nietos Amílcar, Lupita, Albaluz, David, Elías, Pablo, Damaris, Helen, Edward, Jeny, Miguel, Elsy, Karina, Cesia, Kevin y sus vis-nietos Ashley, Lyndsey, Dylan, Kimberly, Alexander, Kayla, Xitlaly, Aiden, Gustavo, Mia, Joshua, Aylin, Chelsea, Michelle, Mike.

Le antecede en la muerte sus padres Felicita y Secundino; nietos Elsy Carolina, Sandra, Bailey y Ely; sus hermanos Celia, Gerardo, Pedro, Rafael, Ramona, Ventura, Felix, Estela, David and Napoleón.

El que al viento mira, no sembrará; y el que mira á las nubes, no segará. - Eclesiastés 11:4
Los pensamientos del diligente ciertamente tienden a la abundancia; Mas todo el que se apresura alocadamente, de cierto va a la pobreza. -Proverbios 21:5



Julio Vasquez Lazo, 81, was surrounded by his loving wife Vidal, daughter Teresa, son-in law Pablo and grandchildren Damaris and Pablo when he went home to be with his Lord and Savior on May 31, 2021.

He was born in El Salvador, Central America on September 5, 1939, to parents Felicita Vasquez and Secundino Lazo. He was one of eighteen siblings. He married or as he loved to joke, Vidal Chicas stole him, and they had 5 daughters and one son. Despite a lack of formal education he had an eye for agriculture and established a successful farm from which he provided for his family. The land was his second love and he tended to his farm and cattle up until his body could no longer. He enjoyed spending time with family, the more the merrier and the louder the better. He loved the country life, spending time on his farm was his joy.
He was a respectable man, reserved, but childlike with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He had the heart of a caring and protective father.

He found laughter and joy even during his last few months in and out of the hospital.
He kept his spark and humor alive despite his health struggles. While his health struggles were serious he held firm that he was in the Lord's hands because of Jesus he would one day enter the kingdom of God.

His proudest accomplishments were his children and grandchildren and instilled in his family the value of a strong work ethic. Through and through Julio was a hardworking farmer. His determination, persistency, and drive are attributes that he passed down to this daughters, son, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He loved to assemble puzzles from the simplest (4 piece-puzzles) to the most complex (1,000 pieces). The most creative puzzles were the ones he assembled with his grandchildren. His favorite pieces he would frame and display proudly in his Salvadorian home.

He is survived by his spouse of 60 yrs Vidal, their daughters Margarita, Carmen, Cruz, Teresa, Maribel and their only son Felix. He was loved and will be deeply missed by his grandchildren Amilcar, Lupita, Albaluz, David, Elias, Pablo, Damaris, Helen, Edward, Jeny, Miguel, Elsy, Karina, Cesia, Kevin as well as his great-grandchildren Ashley, Lyndsey, Dylan, Kimberly, Alexander, Kayla, Xitlaly, Aiden, Gustavo, Mia, Joshua, Aylin, Chelsea, Michelle, Mike.
He is preceded in death by his parents Felicita and Secundino; grandchildren: Elsy Carolina, Sandra, Bailey and Ely; siblings Celia, Gerardo, Pedro, Rafael, Ramona, Ventura, Felix, Estela, David and Napoleon.

Farmers who wait for perfect weather never plant. If they watch every cloud, they never harvest. - Ecclesiastes11:4
Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty. - Proverbs 21:5

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 18, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hillier Funeral Home of College Station
4080 State Highway 6 South
College Station, TX 77845

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 19, 2021

1:00 PM
Hillier Funeral Home of College Station
4080 State Highway 6 South
College Station, TX 77845

Video is available for this event


Reception
Saturday
June 19, 2021

2:00 PM
Hillier Funeral Home of College Station
4080 State Highway 6 South
College Station, TX 77845

Graveside
Saturday
June 19, 2021

4:30 PM
Memorial Cemetery of College Station
3800 Raymond Stotzer Pkwy
College Station, TX 77845

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