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Francisco Perez
April 4th, 1958 - September 19th, 2010

"PANCHO" PEREZ, 52, of Mt. Pleasant and formerly of Saginaw, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at his home. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Sept. 22, from 3-8 p.m. at Charles R. Lux Family Funeral Home, 2300 S. Lincoln Rd. No formal services will be held. Cremation will take place following the visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Pancho was born April 4, 1958, in Saginaw, the son of the late Benito and Delores (Venegas) Perez. A 1976 graduate of Saginaw Arthur Hill High School, Pancho served in the U.S. Army from 1976-1979 and later enlisted in the Army Reserve serving from 1979-1982. He was also a member of the Saginaw-Chippewa Tribe. He married Mary Panko on Feb. 13, 1989 in Saginaw. He was employed by S.C. Johnson Home Storage as a technician from 1986 until he retired in 2004.

Pancho loved fishing and playing billiards. But the most important thing in his life was his family. He was especially devoted to his grandchildren and enjoyed attending their sporting events.

Pancho is survived by his wife, Mary Perez; two daughters and their husbands, Maxine and John Curtis of Mt. Pleasant and Marsha Perez and Scott Murphy of Bay City; four grandchildren, Jonathon and Rebecca Curtis and Isabella and Marianne Perez; his mother-in-law, Maxine Coombs of Mt. Pleasant; seven siblings, Andrea Gonzalez of Saginaw, Ben (Linda) Perez, Gloria (Dave) Narvez and Nikki (Dan) Hernandez all of Mt. Pleasant, Hope (Jessie) Jacquez of Saginaw, Feliz (Beth) Perez of Mt. Pleasant, and Angela Gomez of Saginaw; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; and one brother.


Memorials:
To the wishes of the family
Visitations:
3:00PM to 8:00PM on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at Charles R. Lux Family Funeral Home

Cemetery:
Cremation to follow in Merrill, MI