Alejandro Garcia, Jr of Hermiston was born April 29, 1947 in Edinburg, Texas the son of Jose Alejandro and Consuelo (Garza) Garcia. He passed away in Hermiston on Thursday September 30 2021 at the age of 74.
As a child, Alejandro’s family moved from Texas and lived in Washington and Idaho. He married Cristina Rivera in Grandview, WA on April 20, 1967. In 1968, the couple moved to Hermiston, Oregon and he began his career with Marlette Homes on November 7, 1968. Alejandro had a long and productive career that spanned over fifty years working in many capacities for Marlette Homes. He retired from Marlette on May 7, 2019 with a total of Fifty and a half years.
Alejandro enjoyed deer and elk hunting, camping, fishing, doing word search puzzles, listening to 50's and 60's music, watching classic western movies and going to the casino. He was known for his great sense of humor and story telling. He was a member of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Hermiston.
He is survived by his wife of fifty four years, Cristina; daughters, Cristela (Dean) Olson, Hilda (Pedro) Martinez, Nelda Garcia, Olga (Dave) Gaines; son, Jose Alejandro Garcia III and wife Sarah; grandchildren, Olivia, Marissa, Brenda, Gina, Laura, Claudia, Kylie, Davin, Annalise, Jose IV, Isaiah and Jadalynn; great grandchildren, Jayden, Lucas and Zul; brothers, Jose Agustin Garcia and Ricardo Garcia; sisters, Josephina G. Gutierrez, Yolanda Moya and Lydia Elizondo; and many nieces and nephews and extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, San Juanita Garcia.
Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday October 7, 2021 at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church (565 W. Hermiston Avenue Hermiston, OR). A Memorial Mass will follow beginning at 10:30 A.M. also at Our Lady of Angeles Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Hermiston Cemetery. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.
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