Mendez, Matilda

MATILDA C. MENDEZ MEADOWS PLACE - Matilda C. Mendez, 94, of Meadows Place formerly of Cuero and Goliad, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020. She was born February 24, 1926 in Cuero to the late Leandro and Sara Cisneros Colorado. She married Felix Mendez in Cuero on November 28, 1945. She attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Cuero as well as Immaculate Conception Church in Goliad. She was a loving housewife and loved to sew, embroider, quilt, cook and go for long walks. She is survived by her daughters, Sara Martinez of Goliad and Nicole Mendez (Bob Lavin) of Meadows Place ; sister, Esperanza Garcia of Austin; grandchildren, Bill Martinez (Ava Liz) of Goliad, Jesse Martinez of Goliad, Mary Jane Martinez of Goliad, Sandra Martinez of Houston, Ernest J. Martinez of Goliad; ten great-grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Felix Mendez; son-in-law, Ernest Martinez and sister, Elena Chapa. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 5 pm, at Freund Funeral Home with a rosary to begin at 6:30 pm. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 10:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery. Pallbearers include Bill Martinez, Jesse Martinez, Ernest J. Martinez, John A. Gutierrez, David A. Gutierrez and Rubin Garcia. Honorary Pallbearers include JC Martinez, Martinez A. Gutierrez and Tatyn Capistran. You may sign the guestbook or send condolences at www.freundfuneralhome.com. Freund Funeral Home, 361.275.2343.

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