Fidel Tijerina Jr.
May 12, 1937  -  August 9, 2017

Fidel Tijerina Jr.

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Fidel "Veve" Tijerina, Jr., of Seguin, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the age of 80. He was born in Seguin, Texas on May 12, 1937 to Rita (Rodriguez) and Fidel Tijerina, Sr.
He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Estella (Garcia) Tijerina, children, Fidel Tijerina III and wife Mary, Sylvia Ann T. Arce and husband Raul, Carolina T. Brueggemann and husband Dale, Alicia T. Rangel and husband Secundio, Jr., and Barbara T. Juarez and husband Ricardo; 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

Fidel was a loving and selfless husband, always putting his beloved wife's needs before his own. Caring, hard-working, respectful, survivor and hero are just some of the words that his family use when describing what he meant to them. He will be missed dearly by those that knew and loved him.

Visitation will be held at Palmer Mortuary Chapel on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with the Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Family and friends will meet at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church for a Funeral Mass to be held on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. (services will conclude at the church).


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  1. Ben & Rosie Montoya
    New Braunfels, TX

    Ben and I wanted to send our deepest condolences to your family!.Your family is in our prayers!.. God bless!

  2. Alicia Tinerina Haley
    Schertz, TX

    My deepest condolences to the family on the passing of my cousin. I just now saw his obituary. May God bless y'all.
    He is now with my Tio Fidel and Tia Rita RIP.

  3. Sylvia Larick
    Corpus Christi, TX

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a wonderful, kind gentleman who was always so sweet to me. May God comfort you during this most difficult time.
    Please know you are all in my prayers. Much love, Sylvia

  4. Sandy Escobedo Soto
    Seguin, TX

    My condolences to the Tijerina Family. I'm so sorry Alice for your loss. May the peace and comfort of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all in this difficult time.

    Mike and Sandy Soto

  5. Amy Rangel
    Seguin, TX

    Our most sincere condolences to the Fidel Tijerina Jr. May God help all of you pass through this sad period and give u strength to go on. Your memories of him will sustain you. The Rangel family will be here for you, if you ever need us.

  6. Victor and Yolanda Hernandez

    Sorry for your loss he was a happy man always joking and in good spirit he will be miss

    Seguin, TX

    Barbara and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May you and your family have comfort in knowing that he is in the hands of his Savior. Continued prayers for you all.
    Love you,
    Your work family
    GRMC OB Department

  8. Pieda Vigil
    San Antonio, TX

    I'm so sorry for your loss my the good lord be with his family and his beloved wife ..

  9. Rosa Castro
    Pearland, TX

    My heartfelt condolences to the entire Tijerina Family. God Bless

  10. Benjamin and Mary Ellen
    Seguin, TX

    Our condolences from my family to yours

  11. Mickey McGinty
    Seguin, TX

    Sending love and thoughts of comfort to your family. He will be in my memory as a happy, thoughtful and loyal father and husband.

  12. karen tindall
    seguin, TX

    I'm so sorry to hear of your dad passing my thoughts and prayers go out to the family during this difficult time. Remember all the fond memories of your dad,

  13. Diane Celaya&Family
    Seguin, TX

    Our Deepest Sympathy To:All the family &friends.of FidelTijerina Jr.Even thoughI didn't know the family that while I would see them alot at the store on the corner by there house they are a very sweet family he will be missed.My deepest sympathy.To them all.

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