Javier M. Perez, 77, of Moline, passed away Monday, March 30, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Private family visitation will be held at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Funeral services will take place at a later date.
Javier was born August 1, 1942, in Salvatierra, GTO, Mexico, the son of Valente Perez Rodriguez and Maria Christina Mendez. He married Josefina Gonzalez Muñoz on July 22, 1982 in Rock Island.
Javier retired from the former Blackhawk Foundry in 2008. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, spending time with family and playing baseball in his younger years.
He is survived by his wife, Josefina, children and spouses, Francisco Javier Perez, daughter, Maria Dolores (José) Calderon, José Armando (Adriana) Perez, María Nely Perez, Claudia Perez, Marina (José P) Ramos; grandchildren, José Calderon, Jr., Israel Calderon, Elian Calderon, Carolina Perez, Eunice Perez, Melissa Aguilar, Aylen Aguilar, Rosa María Perez, Jorge A. Gonzalez-Perez, Ivan Gonzalez; siblings, Miguel (María Estella) Perez, Dolores (Carmen) Vásquez and Irene (Rubén) Martinez. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers and sisters.
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