Rafela D. Ramirez

Born on Dec. 29, 1929

PLACEDO - Rafela De La Garza Ramirez, age 83, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013. She was born December 29, 1929 at the De La Garza Ranch to the late Martin and Cornelia Vasquez De La Garza. She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Cathedral.
She is survived by her daughter, Esperanza "Betty" Rendon and husband John of Placedo; sisters, Janie Garcia and Nora Cisneros, both of Victoria; two grandchildren, Melissa Rendon and Jim Rendon; and four great grandchildren: Ashley, Michelle, Madelyn, and Cobey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gaspar P. Ramirez; son, Ramiro Ramirez; sisters, Lucy Garcia, Julia Ramirez, Alberta Longoria, Cecilia Romero, and Anita Leos; and brother, Vicente De La Garza.
Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2013 and a Rosary will be held at 6:00 pm Tuesday, at Colonial Funeral Home. Visitation will continue 8:00 am to 11:00 am Wednesday morning. The Funeral Mass will be held 1:00 pm Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral with Rev. Gary Janak officiating. Burial will follow at De La Garza Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Juan Ramirez, Michelle Rendon, Cobey Wasicek, Corey Wasicek, Brett Lienemann, and, Juan Ramirez Jr.
Words of comfort may be shared with the Family at www.colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com



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