Frances G. Vega

Oct. 10, 1921 - Jan. 21, 2009

Frances Garcia Vega, 87, of Waukesha, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009, at Mount Carmel Medical Rehabilitation Center in Burlington. She was born Oct. 10, 1921, in Texas, the daughter of Bentua and Lusinda (nee Codena) Garcia.

Frances was united in marriage to Frank Vega; he preceded her in death Sept. 12, 1997. She was employed at the Waukesha County Courthouse in maintenance until retirement and was a longtime member of St. Josephs Catholic Church.

Frances will be sadly missed by her children, John (Olivia) Vega of Texas, Matt Vega of Waukesha, Alvin (Sheila) Vega of Phillips, Ray Vega of Waukesha, Joe Jessie (Jackie) Vega of Waukesha, Patsy (Robert) Carlson of South Dakota, Frances (Jessie) Ferris of Burlington and Pearl (Michael) Viehweg of Wind Lake; 49 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and many great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Ben (Frances) Garcia of Colorado, Pete (Mary) Garcia of Waukesha, Dominga (Robert) Diluch of Texas, Erminia Falcon of Texas, Lucy (Victor) Sales of Texas and Gloria (Albert) Mancia of Texas.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her son, Frank Jr., two brothers, two sisters and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral Mass on Sunday, Jan. 25, at St. Josephs Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Bill Key will preside. Burial will be held privately at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, at St. Josephs Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the family.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.