Joe D. Vasquez passed away at the age of 72 on Monday, February 13, 2017 while being in hospice care at home. Joe was born on March 10, 1944 in Merced, California, however, he resided in Turlock, Ca where he worked as a food processor. Joe married Alice Aviña on June 12, 1964, and later had two children; Cynthia and Kenneth Vasquez. Joe coached his son in little league and later his grandson as well. Joe is survived by his grandson, Alex Rase, who Joe never failed to support march in the marching band, as well as a granddaughter, Nicole Vasquez, whom Joe spent countless weekends watching play softball.
A viewing and rosary will be held at the Turlock Memorial Park and Funeral Home on February 21, 2017 at 4PM followed by a funeral service at the Turlock cemetery on February 22, 2017 at 10AM.