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St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church Idalou
8002 US-62
Idalou, TX  79329
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church Idalou
8002 US-62
Lubbock, TX  79403
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
6:00 p.m.
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St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church
8002 US-62
Idalou, TX  79329
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
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Idalou Cemetery
Hwy. 62-82
Idalou, TX  79329
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Manuel Jesus Olivarez

of Idalou, TX

December 25, 1952 - January 8, 2022


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Manuel Jesus Olivarez, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, of Idalou passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 8, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 25, 1952 in Petersburg, Texas to Manuel Olivarez Sr. and Trinidad Sanchez Olivarez. Manuel was a member of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Idalou, Texas.

Manuel married Carolyn (Flores) Olivarez on December 29, 1973 in Idalou, Texas at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church. Manuel was a hard worker and was never sitting still. Manuel received his Associates in Electronics. He started his plumbing career at Karl’s plumbing where he worked for 6 years worked as a plumber before working for Texas Tech for 23 years until his retirement in 2021. He loved doing home improvement projects and being at Home Depot. When he wasn’t working, he was spending time with his family and grandchildren, who he loved dearly.

Manuel is survived by his wife, Carolyn; his children, Robert Olivarez (Valerie), of Amarillo, and Karen Litton (Jeremy) of Corinth; five grandchildren, James Olivarez, Philip Olivarez, Elizabeth Olivarez, Joshua Litton, and Ariana Litton; three great-grandchildren, Nayeli, Nayomi, and Luke Olivarez; sisters, Elidora Cardenas (Frank), Esperanza Ortega, and Seferina Duran (Tony); brothers, Ben Olivarez (Sonya), Blas Olivarez (JoAnn), Andy Olivarez (Delia), Mario Olivarez (Belinda), and Carlos Olivarez (Isabel); Sister-in-laws, Mary Flores and Rosie Marmolejo (Fred); brother-in-law, Jessie Flores (Sally); and several nieces and nephews.

Manuel was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Trinidad Olivarez; brothers, Miguel, Salomon, and Mike Olivarez; sister, Juanita Stockton; and granddaughter Adriana Litton.

A visitation for Manuel will be Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 3:00pm with rosary to be cited at 6:00 p.m. at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Idalou, Texas. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Idalou Cemetery.

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10 Condolence(s)
Kyle Cooper
El Paso, TX
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

My deepest condolences for your family.

Kyle Cooper
El Paso, TX
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

My deepest condolences for your family.

Kyle Cooper
El Paso, TX
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

My deepest condolences for your family.

Sandy Briseno Rodriguez
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

My deepest Condolences to Carolyn and all the Olivarez
Family, Our prayers are with you and family.

Eloy Briseno Jr
Hutto, TX
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Our deepest condolences to all the family! Manuel was a dear friend. Sorry sorry to hear of his passing! May he rest in Peace and perpetual light s.hine upon him

Janis Deann Cooper
Lubbock, TX
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Manuel was my plumber. Always right on time. He seemed like a man that would be or stay busy busy busy!! I was fortunate ( unfortunately ) to see him on 2 seperate occasions for my plumbing &.heatin
g Great guy! He will be missed! My condolences for your loss.

God bless you! Janis cooper

David Moreno
Smyer, TX
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

My condolences to all the family. I've known him for many years. Always smiling, laughing and friendly. May God comfort you all through this sad time. God Bless!

Victor and Carmen Olivaarez
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Manuel. He was a wonderful, kind man.He was always ready to say hello to us and very welcoming. May he now rest in eternal peace with our Heavenly Father. Our prayers for God to grant strength, comfort, and love to the family .

Your primos,
Victor and Carmen Olivarez

Christina Gonzales
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Carolyn, My sincere condolences on the loss of Manuel. May your memories with Manual comfort you. Continued prayers for you and your family. May Manuel rest in peace.

Isaac & Mary Lou(Sanchez) Ramirez
Hutto, TX
Monday, January 10, 2022

Our condolences on the loss of Manuel. May light shine upon him.
We are with you in thought and prayer.

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