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Obituaries for week of May 16

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Garza, Fredrickson, Galindo, Garza

Garza

FALFURRIAS, Texas - Daniel L. Garza, 76, passed away at a Corpus Christi hospital on May 13, 2007. He was preceded in death by a son, Javier Garza; and a sister, Delia Perez.

Survivors include his wife, Elia R. Garza of Falfurrias, Texas; two sons, Daniel Garza Jr. and Juan Jose (Aggie) Garza, both of Falfurrias; two daughters, Velma (Jose) Garza of Harlingen, Texas, and Lolita Garza of Falfurrias; one brother, Eliborio (Gloria) Garza of Falfurrias, Texas; two half-brothers, Domingo (Lina) Garza and Pete Garza, both of Falfurrias, Texas; one sister, Berta (Edmundo) Mireles of Corpus Christi, Texas; one half-sister, Juanita (Rudy) Perez of Falfurrias; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Monday, May 14, at Alaniz Funeral Home in Falfurrias. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Falfurrias. Burial was in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Falfurrias.

Arrangements entrusted to Alaniz Funeral Home of Falfurrias.

Fredrickson

PREMONT, Texas - William R. "Wild Bill" Fredrickson, 65, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2007 at a Kingsville hospital. William was born November 10, 1941 to Louis and Mattie Fredrickson in the town of El Campo, Texas. He joined the Navy at the age of 17.

He loved the rodeo, calf and team roping. William was a cattleman.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa Fredrickson of Premont; a son and daughter-in-law, Rope Ray and Paula Fredrickson of Houston, Texas; his mother, Mattie Redmon of Corpus Christi; his stepmother, Dorothy Fredrickson of Needville, Texas; two brothers, J. Ike (Sue) Fredrickson of Needville and Bo Fredrickson of Rosenberg, Texas; eight sisters, Rebecca Grey of Corpus Christi, Texas, Rene (C.E.) Hackett, Carolyn (Randal) Manville and Judy Johnson, all of Needville, Cindy Pavlov of Houston, Sissy (Don) Damel of Austin, Jan (Mike) Snider of Needville and Pam Lackey of Dallas; two grandchildren, Kyleigh Marie Fredrickson and Baby Fredrickson; and also his very much loved four-legged animals.

Visitation began at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2007 with funeral services being conducted at 1 p.m. at the Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home of Rosenberg, Texas.

Memorials may be left for the family of Wild Bill Fredrickson at the Web site, www.mem.com.

Arrangements entrusted to Funeraria Del Angel Howard Williams of Falfurrias, a Dignity Memorial Provider.

-Paid Obituary

Galindo

FALFURRIAS, Texas - Barbarita Pena Galindo passed away on May 9, 2007 at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital in Kingsville after a brief illness. She was born on May 17, 1921 in Falfurrias, Texas, the daughter of a pioneer family in the Falfurrias area. She first worked for Walter Blumer furniture store and Walgreens Drug Store. She also worked at Pak N Sak and later as a docent for the Falfurrias Heritage Museum. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose Maria Pena and Martina H. Pena; her brother, Samuel Santos Pena; sisters, Apolonia P. Canales and Candelaria P. Maldonado; and a grandson.

Survivors include her daughters, Sylvia O. Longoria and Alba E. (Oscar) Garcia of San Antonio, Texas; her brother, Yrineo H. (Mary) Pena of Falfurrias; sister, Martina P. (Rene) Garcia of Ben Bolt, Texas; her five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and Homero Canales and Irma M. Garcia of Premont, whom she helped raise as her own children.

A Rosary was recited at the Alaniz Funeral Home in Falfurrias at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2007. Funeral Mass was on Saturday, May 12, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Falfurrias at 10 a.m. with burial following at the old Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Alaniz Funeral Home.

Garza

FALFURRIAS, Texas - Hecotr Garza, 67, passed away at a Kingsville hospital on May 8, 2007. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roberto and Guadalupe Garza.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Alvesa Garza of Falfurrias, Texas; his sons, Hector (Olivia) Garza Jr. of Harlingen, Texas, and Humberto (Gordy) Garza, Alberto (Irene) Garza and Jesus Antonio (Kelly) Garza, all of Falfurrias; one daughter, Adriana (Guadalupe) Lemus of Falfurrias; two sisters, Anita Maldonado of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Francisca Nevarez of Falfurrias; two brothers, Antonio Garza and Ramon Garza, both of Falfurrias; two sisters-in-law, 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2007 at Alaniz Funeral Home in Falfurrias, Texas. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Falfurrias.

Burial was in Falfurrias Burial Park, Falfurrias, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Alaniz Funeral Home.|

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