Farming Rural 18

Julian C. Yanez

September 8, 1936 ~ April 30, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Donna - Julian C. Yanez, 85, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022 at his residence in Donna, TX.  Funeral arrangements are under the care of Hawkins Funeral Home in Donna.

 


Julian C Yanez was born in Donna, Texas in 09/08/1936. He was the youngest child of Pablo Yanez & Julia Castro. He is preceded in death by his siblings Ramon, Valdemar, Amelia, Pablo, and Jesus. 
He was the last survivor of a generation of Yanez who began a legacy in what would become a birthing of great musical accomplishments. Julian was a great example of determination, desire, and drive. It was in the cotton fields in Robstown where he met Pepe Maldonado and Ruben Vela who started him in his musical career. Sometime after that Julian, along with his brothers Pablo and Chuy formed their group, Los Hermanos Yanez. 
Julian passed in his home in Donna on 4-30-22 where his wife and his family were along side him. He is survived by his wife Juana M. De Yanez (Rosa). Children: Julian Yanez Jr, Jesse Yanez, Julian Yanez, Amelia Yanez, Juana Jasso, 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 5, 2022

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hawkins Funeral Home - Donna, TX
501 N. D. Salinas Blvd.
Donna, TX 78537

Rosary
Thursday
May 5, 2022

7:00 PM
Hawkins Funeral Home - Donna, TX
501 N. D. Salinas Blvd.
Donna, TX 78537

Funeral Mass
Friday
May 6, 2022

2:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
306 S. Salinas Blvd.
Donna, TX 78537

Graveside Service
Friday
May 6, 2022

3:00 PM
Val Verde Memorial Gardens
6200 Val Verde Rd.
Donna, TX 78537

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