Augustine Zapata
Augustine Zapata
  • January 3, 1948 - September 27, 2017
  • Stockton, California

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Augustine (Augie) Zapata

January 3, 1948-September 27, 2017

Augie Zapata, 69, was called home on September 27, 2017. He passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Augie was born on January 3, 1948 in El Paso, Texas. He later moved to Stockton, California. Augie honorably served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. He became a member of the American Legion, VFW and retired through the United States Post Office. He was a man of faith who regularly attended Presentation Church and served in the Knights of Columbus. Augie was a loving and dedicated family man. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, camping and walking his dog Rocky. Augie was the biggest Dallas Cowboy football fan who never missed a game.

Augie is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 45 years Susan Zapata; son Joseph Zapata; daughter Valerie Ware; son-in-law Rick Ware; two grandchildren Aric and Alyssa Ware. He is also survived by his brothers Luciano Zapata, Tomas Zapata, Ricky Zapata; sisters Emma Vasquez, and Rita Recio. He is preceded in death his parents Tomas and Herlinda Zapata; brothers Alejandro Zapata and Epi Quintana. Augie will be dearly missed by so many.