San Diego- Rene Galvan, 65 years of age passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 after a long illness. Rene was a graduate of SDISD. He worked in the oilfield industry and retired after 40 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather,brother and uncle and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents Ray and Lydia Galvan, brother Roel Galvan and sister Diana Rodriguez. Survivors include his wife, Ilse F. Galvan, San Diego, Tx., one son Rene Galvan, Jr., Converse, Tx., two daughters Wanda (Jose Rolando) Saenz, San Diego, Tx., Debra Ann (Chris) Gaytan, Lake Jackson, Tx., one brother Reymundo (Gracie) Galvan , Jr., Hondo, Tx., two sisters Noela (Danny) Gonzalez, Mission, Tx., and Rachel (Luis) Ibarra, Amarillo, Tx., nine grandchildren Alisha Daniela Lopez, Kathleen Jeannette Saenz, Reana Lynn Lopez, Jose Rolando Saenz, III., Angelique Renne Saenz, Gavin Andres Gaytan, Larrisa Ryan Gaytan, Nathan Jay Galvan and Gage Gaytan and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will begin on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home in San Diego with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. the same evening. All services will conclude after the Rosary. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc. entrusted with arrangements. Condolences for the family can be left on our website at