Died: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Jose Palacios, 97, of Imlay City passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at Marlette United Hospice Center.
Jose Angel Palacios was born on October 2, 1910 in Matehuala, Mexico. He had lived in McAllen, Texas until he moved to Imlay City in 1960.
He married Marie Felicitas Rodriguez on May 2, 1931 in Mexico. She died in 1980.
Jose is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Imlay City and Imlay City Knights of Columbus.
He had been employed at South Pacific Railroad in Texas, ND and NY.
Jose is survived by his daughters, Enriqueta Villaneuva of Imlay City, Angelita (Ken) Parrish of Imlay City and Maria E. (Warren) Boyne of Imlay City; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Felicitas Palacios; sons, Lieutenant John Palacios on September 1, 2007 and Bernadino Palacios; and a daughter, Paula Almendarez.
Funeral mass was held Friday, May 23, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Imlay City. Father Ezequiel Mondragon officiated with burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.