Sylvia Vasquez (Westenhaver)
Sylvia Ann Vasquez, 83, of Battle Creek, Michigan, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Bronson Battle Creek. She was born on January 13, 1934, the daughter of Leonard Westenhaver and Grace (Blake) Westenhaver.
Sylvia and Gilberto renewed their wedding vows on July 27, 2017.
Sylvia is survived by her Husband of 36 years - Gilberto Vasquez of Battle Creek, Michigan; Four Sons, Leon Lux, Lewis (Kay) Lux, Lesley Lux, Leonard (Brenda) Lux; Five Grandchildren, Danny, Katrina, Jessica, Kasondra, Travis and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her Father, Leonard Westenhaver, Mother, Grace Westenhaver, Son, Leo Lux II and Sister, Loraine Bond.
Sylvia loved going out and singing karaoke. Sylvia devoted her life helping animals, it did not matter what kind of animal, if they needed help, she would be there. She was involved in politics, and would rally for topics that she believed in. Sylvia was a wonderful woman that loved her family, she spent her life enjoying every moment she had with them..
Visitation was held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, 375 W. Dickman Road, on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 3:00-5:00 pm.
A funeral service was held at the Baxter Funeral and Cremation Service on Monday, January 8, 2018 starting at 1:00 pm.
Interment will take place in the Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Calhoun County Animal Shelter, 165 Union St S, Battle Creek, MI 49014, in honor and memory of Sylvia and the love she had for animals.