Francisco “Javier” Cardenas, 75, of Baytown, passed away July 20, 2021, in Galveston with his beloved family by his side.
He was born to the late Cipriano and Consuelo Magana Cardenas, July 25, 1945, in Quitupan Jalisco Mexico.
A loving husband, father and grandfather, Francisco was a retired insulator who enjoyed fishing, gardening, handyman work, and spending time with his family. He was known for his sense of humor.
Mr. Cardenas was preceded in death by his parents Cipriano Cardenas and Consuelo Magana Cardenas. Francisco will be forever remembered by his loving wife, Elena Cardenas and their six children: Everardo Cardenas, Anabella Cardenas, Zulema Cardenas, Blanca Cardenas, Francisco Cardenas Jr and Jasmine Cardenas. Francisco will also be fondly remembered by his ten grandchildren: Ivan Mendoza, Evan Mendoza, Lorenzo Gonzalez, Moises Gonzalez, Leonardo Gonzalez, Jacquelyn Cardenas, Jocelyn Cardenas, Evelynn Cardenas, Ricardo De La O Jr, and Makayla De La O. He is also survived by his siblings: Irma Cardenas, Jovita Cardenas, Maria De Los Angeles Cardenas, Napoleon Cardenas, Guadalupe Cardenas.
On Friday, July 30, 2021, the family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with rosary services at 7:00 p.m. at the Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of Catholic Burial will be at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., with interment following at Cedarcrest Cemetery in Baytown.
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