Juanita Rios

Born on Feb. 9, 1951



RUNGE - Juanita Vasquez Rios, born on February 9, 1951 in Runge, TX born to Luciano and Ramona Vasquez passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at age 66, surrounded by loving family. Juanita was a very active member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Runge, TX and the San Antonio Westside Acts Coalition. She worked 3 years for Red Ewald, Barth's Restaurant, and completed 22 years as Store Manager for Valero on February 15, 2017. Juanita also recently celebrated her 50th Wedding Anniversary in October 2017.

She is preceded in death by Great Grandson Daylen Jakob Rios, siblings, Rodrigo Vasquez, Felipe Vasquez, Simon Vasquez, Faustino Vasquez, Israel Gonzalez, Isaias Vasquez, Daniel Vasquez.

She is survived by her loving husband, Alejandro Vela Rios, Sr.; Daughter JoAnn (Brett) De La Cerda, son Alejandro (Janet) Rios Jr., son Luciano (Sylvia) Rios, daughter Ninfa (Quinton) Carrier; Grandchildren, Danielle (Tyler) Thiemer, Derrick (Mariah) Rios, Christian Garza, Justin Garza, Emily Garza, Michael Rios, Darin Rios, Zoe Rios, Marissa Rios, Matthew Rios, Mason Rios, Charlie Carrier, Oliver Carrier, Emmett Carrier and Great Granddaughter Mia Jane Rios; siblings, Rachel (Pete) Rodriguez, Rebecca (Santiago) Romero, Naomi (Armando) Jimentel, David (Gloria) Vasquez and Seledino Vasquez and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin Monday, February 12, 2018 from 9:00a.m to 9:00p.m. with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00.p.m. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Mass will be held Tues. Feb. 13, 2018 at 10:00a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Runge, TX with Rev. Norbert Hermann officiating. Interment will follow in the Runge Cemetery, Runge, TX.



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