Francisco Olaguez, 1938 – 2009

After several months of fighting cancer, my father, has passed away this last Sunday. We spend the past four weeks in and out of the hospital and then finally gave in to the idea of Hospice care and a nursing home this last Wednesday.

Francisco Olaguez, 70, of 1518 Broadway Street in Iowa City, died Sunday, July 12, 2009 at Iowa City Rehabilitation & Health Center from complications of cancer.

Mass of Christina Burial will be hel Saturday at 11:00 am at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Iowa City with The Very Reverend Rodolph Juarez officiating. Friends may call Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service in Iowa City where a parish wake service will be held at 6:30 pm. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Iowa City. Memorials to the Francisco Olaguez Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be sent to

Thank you.