Eugene C. Salazar
Eugene C. Salazar, age 84, of Elwell passed away, Wednesday, July 31, 2014 at the Gratiot Medical Center in Alma, Michigan. Eugene was born in Alma, the son of
Antonio and Josephine (Cedillo) Salazar. Eugene was raised in Alma and Elwell for most of his life and attended grade school at the Mallory School House in Elwell and graduated from
He was employed as a car detailer for 35 years. Eugene had always been interested in sports. He was a fan of the Detroit Tigers and Lions. as well as MSU. Eugene even played both softball and baseball himself. He loved being home with his family and spending some of his better days with his special friend Shirley.
Eugene is survived by his three brothers: Paul (Betty) Salazar of Jackson, MI; Bob (Karen) Salazar of Kentwood, MI; John Salazar of Alma; and three sisters: Mary (Alvia) Craige of Alma; Frances (Gordon) Davis of Riverdale, MI; Patricia (Jimmy Dale) Phelps of Riverdale and numerous nieces and nephews who will miss him greatly.
Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio and Josephine (Cedillo) Salazar; brothers and sisters: Toby Salazar, Hugo (Laura) Salazar, Lorenzo Salazar; Antonia Elizabeth (Simon) Garcia, Roberta (Earl) Proctor, Phyllis (Tom) Gross, Lois (Jim) Jefferies; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on August 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Eugene’s home, 7416 Olive Road, Elwell, with a potluck following at Jim Garcia’s home located at
10683 Madison Road, Elwell.
Memorial Contributions may be made out to Brigham Funeral Chapel for family for expenses.
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