Alvaro Perez Sr, age 65, of Pelican Rapids, MN died at Sanford Hospital in Fargo from complications of Covid-19.  

Graveside services were held 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 16, 2020 at Lake View Cemetery, in Pelican Rapids, MN with Pastor Regulo Lopez presiding.  All attendees required to follow social distance and masking guidelines for the outdoor service.  The graveside service was live streamed on the Larson Funeral Home website.  

Alvaro Perez Sr. was born on November 19, 1954 to Jose Perez and Petra Torales in El Cuitzillo, GT, Mexico.  He grew up in Mexico. At the age of 18 he came to the United States.  He later met his wife Maria Martinez De Perez and they were married in January of 1978 in Mexico.  They started out their married life in Chicago, IL for four years.  They moved to Pelican Rapids where Alvaro began working at the West Central Turkey plant.  A job he worked for over 40 years, retiring in 2017.  

Alvaro was a fun guy.  He enjoyed gardening, sitting outside and feeding the squirrels.  He also loved to visit with anybody who was walking by his home.  

He is survived by his wife Maria Perez, of Pelican Rapids, MN, three children:  Alvaro Jr. (Miriam) Perez of Pelican Rapids, MN, Maria (Armando) Diaz, of Pelican Rapids, MN, Veronica (Roger) Gracia of Sioux Falls, SD, 11 grandchildren:  Danica,   Isaiah, & Yaretzi Perez, Ivon, Armando Jr., and Christy Diaz, Rogelio Jr., Sarai, Adonis Jayden, Dubaias, Vashti Gracia, five brothers, and four sisters.  

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.  

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