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Obituary of Mary Lee Orozco
Mary Lee Orozco, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandma, sister, and aunt passed away Thursday evening, April 20,2023 at the age of 90. She was born in Texas, daughter of the late Alfredo and Josephine (Rodriguez) Sepulveda. Mary moved to Saginaw with her family when she was 10 years old. She eventually went to work for General Motors retiring after 15 years. Mary met Florencio Orozco and the two were married December 15, 1947 in Saginaw. He preceded her in death July 18, 1992. Mary was a devout member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where she attended since she was a child. She enjoyed dancing and was the director for Ballet Cultura Azteca for many years. Mary also enjoyed playing cards when she was younger and going to the casino. She loved to travel and especially liked going up north and south to Mexico. More than anything, Mary loved her family. Her grandchildren meant the world to her and she cherished the time she spent with them all.
Mary is survived by her children, John (Gloria) Orozco and Linda Banda; grandchildren, John (Kathy) Orozco, Omar (Judy) Orozco, Venus Garcia, and Michelle Banda; nine great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren; brother, Anatalio “Natie” Sepulveda; in-laws, Conception (Lucy) Orozco, Mary (Gilbert) Castaneda, Margaret (Lazaro) Olvera, Mary Helen Torres, Conception Heredia, Cruz Juanita (Robert) Jimenez, and Richard (Patricia) Orozco; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter Cecelia Orozco; sisters, Carmen Olvera, Amby, Lily Gonzales, and her twin sister Mary Ocampo; and brother Paul Sepulveda.
SERVICE: A Memorial Mass will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, April 28, 2023 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 910 North Sixth Street, Saginaw, MI 48601. Fr. Frank Voris O.F.M. Cap. will officiate.
VISITATION: Family and friends will gather at the church on Friday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of Mass.
MEMORIALS: Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Joseph Catholic Church. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the church or through www.DeislerFuneralHome.com.
Mary’s family would like to give a special thank you to Covenant VNA Hospice, especially Michael, for their care and compassion.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Orozco, please visit Tribute Store