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Rosendo Saenz


Rosendo Saenz, age 61, of Pearsall died on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, in Kyle. He was born in Beeville on August 16, 1959, to Cosme Saenz and Norma Riggs.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Roberto Isabel “Bob” Saenz, Samuel Saenz and his uncle PFC Herschel M. Riggs.

Rosendo is survived by his children Rosendo Saenz II, Nadia Olivo, Norma Yarrito and Vanessa Saenz, brother Herschel Marvin Saenz, sisters Lilly Saenz, Liviar Hernandez, several grandchildren, ex-wives, Rose Saenz-Gutierrez, Evangelina Saenz, Delia Yvette Saenz, and his step-children.

He graduated from Pan Am University with an Associates Degree in Nursing. For 34 years, Rosendo served the community and cared for many people as a registered nurse in the Emergency Room Department of Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco for the majority of his career. He retired after serving as a registered nurse for 34 years.

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 12 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Pearsall.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Hurley Funeral Home, Pearsall.