Obituaries

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Ricardo Palacios

Ricardo D. Palacios, 75, died Saturday, December 15, 2018. He was born at the old Mercy Hospital on downtown Jarvis Plaza in Laredo to Abraham G. Palacios and Mucia Salinas Palacios, on November 13, 1943.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Abraham Palacios, Jr.; sister Angela Palacios Shipton, and his granddaughter Charlotte Ellis Palacios.

He is survived by his children and grandchildren, Ricardo D. Palacios, Jr. of Encinal, George Abraham, Heather and Benicio Palacios of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Antonio Ignacio, Joelle and Sebastian Palacios of Seattle, Washington, daughter Virginia Elizabeth Palacios of Austin; his girlfriend, Sarah Lynn Appling and the mother of his children, Catherine M. Link; along with numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.

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Rene Munoz

Rene Munoz, 50, of Pearsall died on November 27, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. He was born December 19, 1967 in Pearsall to Guadalupe Munoz and Rosa Morales.

He is survived by his parents; brothers, Lupe Munoz, Ricardo Munoz, Jaime Munoz; sister Cynthia Viesca; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held at Templo Lirio De Los Valles on December 12.

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Juan Gonzalez

Juan Manuel Gonzalez died on December 15, 2018 at the age of 65. He was born on February 2, 1953 to Esteban and Juanita Gonzalez.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Hilario “Lalo” Gonzalez and Mingo Gonzalez.

Juan is survived by his wife, San Juana Gonzalez; children, Juan Manuel (Denise) Gonzalez Jr., Cecilia Michelle (Sammy) Arevalo, Darlene (J.R.) Lopez and Stephanie (Mike) Garcia; 16 grandchildren; siblings, Roberto (Amada) Gonzalez, Esteban (Josie) Gonzalez, Juanita (Rene) Salazar, Maria (Juan) Velasquez, Vatcha (Mingo) Torres and Mela (Amado†) Benavidez.

Visitation was held on Monday, December 17, at Peters Funeral Home from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m. Funeral Services were held at Peters Funeral Home on, December 18, at 9 a.m. Interment followed at the Cotulla Southwest Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Peters Funeral Home, Cotulla. www.peters-fh.com

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James Leifeste

James Durwood Leifeste died on December 14, 2018 at the age of 93. He was born on August 13, 1925 to Erwin Charles and Ruby Irene Leifeste.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Harold Leifeste and sister in law, Mary Leifeste.

James is survived by his wife, Lois C. Leifeste; children, Laura (Billy) Boatwright, James (Ken) Leifeste and Debbie Gohmert; grandchildren, Brandi (Douglas) Liere, Amanda (Ryan) Johnson, Brett (Lindsey) Boatwright, Shelly (Mark) Tufts, Shara (Aaron) Peace, Laci Leifeste, Jayce Leifeste, Leah (Layton) Herring and Lindsey (Jake) Keeton; great grandchildren, Tyler Liere, Logan Liere, Mason Liere, Dancie Johnson, Dason Johnson, Sadie Boatwright, Brett Boatwright, Kendall Herring, Taylon Herring, Ella Tuffs, Reid Tuffs, Hendrix Peace, Graham Peace and one on the way. He is also survived by his brother, Donald (JoAnn) Leifeste and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Pedro Garcia

Pedro G. Garcia, died on Monday, December 10, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born on April 7, 1921 in Cotulla, to Jose Maria Garcia and Sara Sirlos Garcia.

He is preceded in death by his wife Olga Garcia.

Pedro is survived by his six children, Pedro G. Garcia Jr. (Florinda), Mary Lou Rodriguez (Lupe), Jose Maria Garcia (Gloria), Laura Cortez (Roel), Alma Gallegos (Juan Jose), and Roy Garcia (Nancy Bryant); 12 grandchildren, Pedro Garcia III (Tabitha), Patrick Garcia (Rosario), Mark Rodriguez (Michelle), Cynthia D. Salinas (Lenny), Crystal Garcia-Anthony (John), Andrew Cortez (Emily), Adam Cortez (Shannon), Sarah Arismendez (Andrew), Jennifer Harris (James), Dr. John Gallegos (Elyse), Amy Garcia and Ashley Bryant;15 greatgrandchildren, Miriam, Abigal, Gunner and Brooklyn Garcia, Emily and Westin Rodriguez, Kacen, Maely, Aden, Lane, and Reid Cortez, Jonah and Evan Harris, Neyland Gallegos and Kailynn Hernandez.

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Alice White

Alice Ann (Winters) White, formally of Moore, died Saturday, December 8, 2018 in San Antonio, at the age of 81. Alice was born October 21, 1937 in Bigfoot to Clovus A. and Lillian R. (Holmes) Winters. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband Thomas Wesley White. Alice is survived by her sisters, Myrtle Sue Jarcutowicz and Clovis Jane Tomlinson; along with nieces and nephews. Visitation was held Sunday, December 9, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hurley Funeral Home Stateroom. A graveside service was held Monday, December 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the Longview Cemetery in Bigfoot, with the Rev. Billy Morse officiating. Interment followed the service. Anyone wishing to leave condolences for the family, share memories or sign the guestbook may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com.Arrangements were under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home, Devine.

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Jose Santos Sr.

Jose Luis Santos Sr., 57 of Derby, died on December 10, 2018. He was born on September 20, 1961 in Pearsall to Eusebio Santos Sr. and Jesusa Rendon Santos.

He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Juan Santos, Michael Santos and Vivianna Santos.

He is survived by his son, Jose Luis Santos Jr.; brothers and sisters, Anna Garza and husband Leonel of San Antonio, Eusebio Santos Jr. and wife Patricia of Derby, Norma Gutierrez and husband Guadalupe of Pearsall, Rachel Sotelo and husband Sergio of Catarina, Rebecca Hinojosa and husband Albert of Pearsall, Robert Santos of Pearsall and Roland Santos and wife Alexandria of Pearsall; three grandchildren; along with nieces and nephews.

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Lupe Ruiz

Lupe Munoz Ruiz, 68, of Pearsall, died on December 7, 2018 in San Antonio. He was born on April 27, 1950 in Robstown to Audon Ruiz and Sara Munoz Ruiz.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jesus Ruiz, Juan Benito Ruiz, Raul Ruiz, Audon Ruiz Jr.; granddaughter, Kayley Renae Garza.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria Berrelez Ruiz;children, Leticia Rangel and husband Junior, Guadalupe Ruiz Jr., Rojelio Ruiz and Olivia Hinojosa, Dora Reed and husband Mark, Irma Richardson and husband Tommy Jr., Esmeralda Ruiz Garza and Esperanza Ruiz Sanchez and husband Joe; siblings, Alfredo Arredondo of California, Carolina Golden of Arkansas, Hilda Parades of Sandia and Estella Ruiz of Aurora, Illinois; 21 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

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Brennen Ramirez

Brennen Ray Ramirez, age 7 months, died on December 8, 2018. He was born on May 5, 2018 to Sarah Dee Castor and Albert Ray Ramirez.

Brennen is preceded in death by his great grandpa, Juan Cantu; uncle, Diego Cantu and great uncle, Juan Manuel Cantu.

He is survived by his parents; siblings, Aubri Rae Ramirez and twin brother, Brayden Ray Ramirez; maternal grandparents, Bernardo R. (Maribel C.) Castor; paternal grandmother, Sheila Cantu (Juan Hubert); paternal grandfather, Anatolio Ramirez; aunts and uncles, Benny Rey Castor (Analicia Gomez), Selena (Jacob) Perez, Kimathy Castor, Bernardo Castor Jr., Amber Ramirez, John Andrew (Marleni) Ramirez and Anatolio (Annette) Ramirez III; maternal great grandparents, Alfredo (Elder) Cruz and Oscar (Josefina) Castor; paternal great grandparents Consuelo Cantu, Anatolio Ramirez Jr. and Elia Ramirez; along with numerous other aunts, uncles and other relatives.

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Rolando Martinez

Rolando Martinez died on December 6, 2018, at the age of 46. He was born on April 11, 1972 to Ricardo and Isabel Martinez Sr.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his spouse, Angie Vinton; children, Richie Martinez and Raevyn Martinez; brothers, Freddy (Isaura) Martinez and Ricardo (Odie) Martinez Jr.; stepchildren, Laura (Santos) Castro, Marty (Jennifer) Vinton, Michael (Michelle) Vinton and nine step grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation was held on Sunday, December 9, at Peters Funeral Home from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Internment will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were under the direction of Peters Funeral Home, Cotulla. www.peters-fh.com

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