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1928 Antonio 2003

Antonio Lugo

March 9, 1928 — August 21, 2003

Antonio Lugo was born March 9, 1928, to Antonio and Anastacia (Enriques) Lugo, in Edinburg, TX. Antonio was raised in Mexico and met Cecilia Lopez when he was sixteen years of age. They were married May 15, 1945, in Donna, TX. Antonio and Cecilia worked as farmhands in a number of states including Ohio and Iowa. They worked for George and Rose Johnson, in the Glyndon-Felton, MN, area during those years. They made Glyndon their permanent residence in the early 1960s. For the past three years, they had been living with their daughter, Anna, in Moorhead. Antonio passed away Thursday, August 21, 2003 in MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, ND, at seventy-five years of age.
Antonio was very involved in the Hispanic community of the Fargo-Moorhead area. The Lugo family founded the Hispanic Childrens Christmas Party, held for over fifteen years at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. He served on the boards of the Hispanic Cultural Center as well as the Migrant Council. He also founded the Latin Club of the Fargo-Moorhead area with Santos and Minnie Garcia.
Antonio is survived by his wife, Cecilia; seven daughters, Mary (Charles) Crowe, Gloria (Jamie) Bailey and Theresa Barbosa, all Glyndon; Rozy (Arthur) Aguilar, Barnesville, MN, Carmen DeDiaz, California, and Anna (Armando) Amaya and Lucy (Kenneth) Arne, both Moorhead; four sons, Frank (Marsha) Lugo, West Fargo, ND, Juan Lugo, Hayward, WI, Antonio Lugo, Burbank, CA, and Victor (Kari) Lugo, North Hollywood, CA; thirty-two grandchildren; and thirty-eight great grandchildren. Antonio was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Juan Lugo; and two very close friends, Pedro Castañon of Sabin and Joe Flores of Moorhead.
Visitation: Wednesday, August 27, 2003; 5:30 PM - 7 PM
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Moorhead

Prayer Service: Wednesday, August 27, 2003; 7 PM
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Moorhead

Funeral Mass: Thursday, August 28, 2003; 10:30 AM
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Moorhead

Burial: St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Moorhead



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