Daniel Garcia Cruz

May 27, 1965 - Nov. 7, 2005

Daniel Garcia Cruz, 40, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2005, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waukesha on May 27, 1965, the son of Pedro L. Cruz Sr. and Valentina (nee Garcia) Elenes.

He was a 1983 graduate of Waukesha South High School. He was employed at Lakeland Supply Inc. and had previously worked for Ortho Kinetics, both in Waukesha. Daniel loved to shoot pool in his favorite velour shirt. He loved spending time with his family and kids. He was very friendly and always thought of others before himself. He was a member of St. Josephs Catholic Church.

Daniel is survived by his children, Gina Marie Cruz, Daniel Garcia Cruz Jr. and Miranda Bridgette Cruz, all of West Allis, and Dylan Garcia Cruz and Hayleh Gertrude Cruz, both of Waukesha. He is the loving son of Valentina (Rosendo) Elenes of Milwaukee and Pedro L. Cruz Sr. of Waukesha; beloved grandson of Hilaria Garcia of San Antonio; and dear brother of Pedro L. Cruz Jr. and Diana (Salvador) Martinez, both of Waukesha. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., with a rosary service at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services continue at the funeral home Friday, Nov. 11, with prayers beginning at 9:15 a.m., followed by the procession to St. Josephs Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., for the 10 a.m. funeral Mass. Graveside services will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

For further information, call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035 or visit online at www.randledablefuneralhome.com.