Maria Elisa Perales, 94, died on August 22, 2022. She was born on June 2, 1928 to Pedro and Maria Estela Garcia.
She is preceded in death by her husband Ramiro V. Perales, children Trine Blanco and Ramiro Perales Jr. (Christina), siblings Pedro Garcia, Cleotilde Garcia and Geraldo Garcia.
Maria is survived by her children Alberto Blanco, Lucia Blanco, Maria Blanco, Juan (Guadalupe) Blanco, Irma (Jose) Perales, Ayda Perales, Delia (Humberto) Pedroso, Juan Jose (Elsa) Perales, Jose Angel (Luz) Perales, and Ruben (Veronica) Perales, siblings Locario Garcia, Sara Cazares, Maria Reyna, Cornelio Garcia, and Pete Garcia. She is also survived by 37 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Friday, August 26 at Peters Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 27 at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment followed at the Cotulla East Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Peters Funeral Home, Cotulla.