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Miguel M. Urdiales

October 8, 1937 — May 1, 2023


Miguel M. Urdiales age 85, of Defiance, died Monday, May 1, 2023.

His Legacy… He was born October 8, 1937 to Matias and Natalia (Moreno) Urdiales in Colorado City, TX.  On February 7, 1959 he married Margaret Herrera in Angola, IN.  He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Defiance.  Mike was employed by General Motors Central Foundry for 44 years.

His Family… Miguel is survived by his wife Margaret; children: Thomas Urdiales, Defiance, Matias Urdiales, Defiance, two daughters both of Defiance; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren and siblings: Gilbert Urdiales and Dolores Sanchez.  He was preceded in death by siblings: Matias Urdiales, Jr., Beatrice Mendizabel, Maria Casillas, Carmen Salinas, Luis Urdiales, Arturo Urdiales and Jose Urdiales.

His Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Zachrich Family Funeral Home, 114 William Street, Holgate on Thursday from 4-6:00 pm with the Rosary recited at 6:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, May 12, 2023 at 10:30 am in St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  Memorial contributions can be made to St. John’s Catholic Church, Defiance.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, May 11, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zachrich Funeral Home and Cremation Services

114 Williams Street, Holgate, OH 43527

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, May 12, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church


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