Died: Saturday Feb-17-2018
Funeral: Thursday Feb-22-2018
Morrison Funeral Home
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Rupert, Idaho 83350
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Margarito G. Villasenor of Minidoka, Idaho passed away peacefully in his home after a long battle with cancer on Saturday, February 17, 2018.
Margarito was born April 4th, 1935 to Alfonso & Elena Villasenor. He then married his lifelong love Paula Olivan on January 4th, 1960. They shared over 58 Years together and had 8 children whom he still survives by Ruth (AB) Blount, Rebecca Diaz, Margarito (Loraine) Villasenor, Neftali Villasenor, MaryLu (Ronald) Davis, Sandra (Jesus) Tirado, Concepcion (Jose) Hernandez and Oscar (Ryoko) Villasenor. He had 17 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. He had 9 siblings Alfonso Villasenor, Josefina Villasenor, Sophia Granado, Jose Villasenor, Carolina Morin, Julia Villasenor, Alejo Villasenor, Carmen Villasenor, and Elvira Villasenor.
Margarito lived a full and happy life. He cherished every moment that he had with his family. He was a very hard worker and enjoyed staying busy. He worked until he was 77. His hobbies included hunting and teaching his children and grandchildren how to shoot. He and his wife enjoyed gardening together and taking pride in their home. He also enjoyed woodworking. He would make benches, bird houses and anything he knew would make his wife happy.
Margarito always tried to look for the good in everyone. Even though he had eight children of his own he would take people into his home. He considered them as part of the family. He had one special adopted family member Leticia Martinez whom he loved like a daughter. He also volunteered as a foster grandparent at the Minidoka Head start.
He is preceded in death by his parents his brothers Alfonso Villasenor, Jose Villasenor, sister Sophia Granado and son Neftali Villasenor .
We would like to thank everyone that was there to help our father before his passing. MSTI in Twin Falls, Idaho, Dr. Manning, nurse Kathy.
The family will greet friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Morrison Funeral Home in Rupert. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 also at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home in Rupert. Condolences may be shared with the family at morrisonpayne.com.
Condolences for Margarito Villasenor
From: Eva Torrez
I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.
From: Leticia Martinez
Forever you will live in my heart Pops. I loved you like I loved my own dad. I was blessed to have Two Super Hero's in my life that I could call Dad. My condolences to my loving Family Villasenor.
From: Pomaria-Garmany Elementary School
Marylu and family, you are all in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. May god bless each of you as he keeps you in the palm of his hands. We love you!
PGE faculty & staff
From: Dolores Loya
Thoughts and prayers to all of you! Forever will he live in your hearts. God bless fly high.
From: Daria (Miranda) Rodriguez (Houston, Texas)
I want to express my sincere heartfelt sympathies for the loss of Mr. Villasenor. I was one of those persons that he took in his home. He showed true love and care for his family.
My heart, thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
From: Vivian Hu
Marylu and Ronald Davis I Would like to express my deepest sympathy to your family on the death of your father. You are in my prayers now and always.
Love Aunt Vivian
From: Amanda Villanueva
Connie, Ruth, Sandra and all of the Villasenor family my deepest sympathy. May God give you all peace and comfort at this time of loss. Hugs and prayers to you all.
From: Froylan & Rosa Castro
We are very sorry for your loss. Keep in mind that he is no longer suffering, now he is soaring with all God's angels. May he rest in peace.
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