Jesse Arauza

December 1, 1951 ~ February 17, 2020 (age 68)


Services for Jesse Arauza, 68 of Tahoka will be 10:00 am Saturday, February 22, 2020 at St. Jude Catholic Church-Tahoka with Father Martin Pina officiating. Burial will follow in Nevels Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. A rosary will be held 7:00 pm, Friday February 21, 2020 at Calvillo Funeral Home-Tahoka with visitation beginning Thursday, February 20, 2020, 10:00 am-9:00 pm.  

Jesse went to be with Lord on February 17, 2020. He was born December 1, 1951 in Tahoka to the late Jesus & Amalia Arauza. He was a lifelong resident of Tahoka where he worked for The Tahoka Compress for numerous years, before retiring. Jesse loved to watch football, in particular Texas Tech and The Dallas Cowboys. His other past times included playing pig skin picks and playing the lotto. However, Jesse’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family.

His favorite saying was “That will work.”

He is preceded in death by his parents Jesus & Amalia Arauza and a sister Janie Ramirez (2006).

He is survived by a son Michael Arauza of Levelland; a daughter Jessica Arauza of Waco; nephews Michael Ramirez Jr. of Lubbock, Edward Ramirez of Slaton and Ryan Webb of Clovis, New Mexico; nieces Melissa Ramirez of San Angelo, Cynthia Ramirez of San Antonio and Madylin DeLeon of Lubbock; four grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

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February 20, 2020

10:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Calvillo Funeral Chapel-Tahoka
1303 Ave M
Tahoka, Texas 79373

Recitation of the Rosary
February 21, 2020

7:00 PM
Calvillo Funeral Chapel-Tahoka
1303 Ave M
Tahoka, Texas 79373

Funeral Service
February 22, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Jude Catholic Church (Tahoka)


Nevels Cemetery

Tahoka, TX 79373

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