Born on Aug. 15, 1914
VICTORIA - Jose Padierna, 99, of Victoria, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2013. He was born August 15, 1914 in Nursery to the late Natividad and Eugenia Villasano Padierna. He was a Catholic and a retired carpenter.
He is survived by his daughters, Margaret Torres (Jack) of Victoria and Andrea Ybarra (Hector) of San Antonio; son, John Padierna (Norma) of Victoria; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Maria Rincon Padierna; sisters, Lupe Lamas and Juanita Padierna; and brothers, Ernesto Padierna, Cruz Padierna, and Manuel Padierna.
Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Artero Memorial Chapels. Visitation will resume at 9 a.m. before a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral. Burial will follow at Mission Valley Cemetery.
Pallbearers: John Michael Padierna, Christopher Perez, Miguel Ybarra, Trey Torres, Joe Gutierrez, Juan Padierna, and James Thomas Rincon.
Under the direction of Artero Memorial Chapels, Victoria, 361-575-3212.