Antonio (Tony) Guajardo
December 15, 1938 – November 20, 2021
Manteca, California – Antonio (Tony) Guajardo of Farmington, CA, formerly Modesto, CA. Our beloved husband, dad, brother and dad died on November 20th, 2021. He began his 82-year life on a farm in Pflugerville, TX. Tony joined the Navy at the age of 17 to serve his country and see the world. Tony met his true love Olga in 1964 in San Jose, California. They soon married and had two children. He opened his first car park in Modesto in 1971 and after retiring from the auto business in 2000, Tony returned to his roots and started growing walnuts.
Tony was really loved by everyone who knew him. He had a special way of making everyone feel loved and important. We cannot put into words how much we will really miss him. We find comfort in knowing that he is reunited with his father Henry, mother Victoria, and his brothers; Gilbert, Charles and Richard. He leaves behind his wife Olga, son Efrem (Socorro), daughter Candy and sister Elisa (Lester). Together with six grandchildren; Olivia Garcia (William), Christopher Garcia, Marcus Garcia, Madeline Guajardo, Anthony Guajardo and Gregory Guajardo and two great-grandchildren; Elena Garcia and Victoria Keizer.
The Christian funeral mass will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 505 W Granger Ave, Modesto, CA starting at 10:00 a.m. A committal service will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Ave, Hughson, CA.
Published by Modesto Bee December 5-8, 2021.