Gaudencio J. Blasco

Memorial services for Gaudencio J. Blasco, 75, of Killeen, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Killeen with the Rev. Jack Riley officiating.

Mr. Blasco died Dec. 18, 2013, in Killeen. He was born Feb. 12, 1938, in Pili, Philippines, to Temoteo and Leonar Blasco.

He retired from city government as a town councilman. He married Norma Boquiron on March 14, 1964, in Pili, Philippines. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Mr. & Mrs. Club and the Liberal Party.

He loved playing board games such as checkers, and won various awards for dancing competitions for the tango and cha-cha.

Mr. Blasco was preceded in death by a daughter, Imelda Balunso; and a brother, Rufino Blasco.

Survivors include his wife, Norma Blasco of Killeen; four sisters, Victoria Hermoso, Lydia Benetiz, Magdalena Jovillano and Nellie Jovillano of the Philippines; one son, Ferdinand Blasco; three daughters, Ludovina Balisoro, Jospehine Blasco of the Philippines and Marife Owens of Killeen; three sons-in-laws, Fredgel Balunso, Lares Balisoro of the Philippines; and Albert Owens of Killeen; one daughter-in-law, Florie Blasco of the Philippines; eight grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen is in charge of arrangements. Offer condolences at

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