Age 72, of Owosso, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Sparrow Health System.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Monday July 22, at Nelson-House Funeral Home. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at the funeral home with a rosary being prayed at 5 p.m.

Chris was born Dec. 4, 1946, in Mexico; the son of Pablo and Maria (Hernandez) Vargas.

Chris married Patricia Barnum June 30, 1999.

He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. Chris was also a member of the Car Club, he loved classic cars, especially the 1930 Ford coupe. He enjoyed the outdoors, from golfing, fishing to yard work. There wasn’t too many things that Chris couldn’t do. He was also an avid Michigan fan.

Chris retired from General Motors, where he worked as a lineman.

He is survived by his wife Patricia; children Chris Jr., Robert, Angela, Rickie, Tom and Michelle; several grandchildren; sister Jane; brothers Alex and Lupe; several nieces and nephews; and many other loving family and friends.

Chris is predeceased by his parents, and brothers Raul and Joe.

Memorial Contributions are suggested to the family.

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