Michael Tristan, Jr.

December 4, 1980 ~ April 19, 2020 (age 39)


Michael Tristan, Jr. "Michael T." of Ganado died on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the young age of 39. Michael was born on Thursday, December 4, 180 in Ganado, Texas to Michael Tristan, Sr. and Dolores Lesak Tristan. He was the oldest of three children.  Michael attended and graduated from Ganado High School in May of 1999. He attended Sul Ross University and Houston Tillotson College in Austin, Texas. On September 23, 2006, Michael married the love of his life; Valeria Villegas. Michael is survived by his loving wife, beautiful daughters; Mariah and Isabel, and handsome son; Michael Tristan, III, also known as "Bubba T". He is also survived by his parents; Michael, Sr. and Dolores Tristan, sister; Vanessa Tristan and brother; Ty Jacob Tristan, Sr. 

Michael was an active member of the Knights of Columbus of Nada, Texas, he was a member of the1996 State Semifinal Ganado High School Football team competing against Groveton at the Houston Astrodome. He enjoyed coaching Little League and Youth Football.  Michael was an avid Houston Astros Fan, Houston Texans fan, and the University of Texas football team.  Michael will be missed not only by his family, but others who knew him through work, baseball, softball, football, hunting, fishing, golfing, and competing in barbeque cookoffs.

Pallbearers will be; Ty Jacob Tristan, Sr., John Ttristan, J.R. Rodriguez, Chris Lesak, Joby Lesak, Kyle Lesak, Martin Tristan, Jr., Augustine Tristan, Jorge Noriega, Marco Noriega, Orlando Noriega, Armando Garcia, and Eric Perry, Sr. Honorary Pallbearers will be; Ty Jacob Tristan, Jr. C.J. Tristan, Javi Facio and the Ganado High School Class of 1999.

There was a "Come and Go" Visitation at Ganado Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 from 5:pm to 7:pm. There will be a Private Graveside Service at Assumption Catholic Cemetery on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating.

Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Ganado Funeral Home, 800 S. Third St. Ganado, TX 77962, 361-771-2120.

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April 21, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ganado Funeral Home
800 S 3rd St
Ganado, TX 77962

Graveside Service
April 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Private Graveside Service

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