SAN DIEGO, Texas - Leocadio "Callo" Arredondo, 79 years old, passed away September 3, 2007 in a Corpus Christi hospital. He was born December 22, 1927 to Dionicio and Josefa Arredondo. He was retired from Ford Motor Company and had also worked as a mechanic for Duval County for many years.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Gilberto Arredondo; and two sisters, Consuelo Trigo and Aurora Arredondo.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Delfina Arredondo of San Diego, Texas; one son, Dionicio "Nicho" (Sandra) Arredondo of San Diego, Texas; two daughters, Aurora Clementina De Leon of Alice, Texas, and Edna (Gilbert) Aguilar of San Diego, Texas; three granddaughters raised by Delfina and Leocadio Arredondo, Maria J. De Leon of Alice, Texas, Ana Perez of San Antonio, Texas, and BiBi (Jesse) Reyes of Alice, Texas; one sister, Marcela Granado of San Diego, Texas; nine grandchildren, 24 great- grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Pallbearers will be Rosendo De Leon III, Gilbert L. Aguilar Jr., Nicho Arredondo Jr., Leo Aguilar, Jesse Reyes and Ruben Rivadeneyra.
Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home of San Diego with a Rosary that evening at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church and burial will follow at the San Diego Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc.
PREMONT, Texas - Celia V. Perez passed away Friday, August 31, 2007. She was born in Encino on February 9, 1931. She was preceded in death by her husband, Porfirio Perez; her parents, Amelia and Celso Villarreal Jr.; brothers, Concepcion, Armando and Celso Villarreal III; and two sisters, Alicia Villarreal and Cristina Martinez.
Survivors include four sons, Odon (Carol) Perez of Sandia, Texas, Carlos (Eunice) Perez, Porfirio Perez Jr. and Sergio Perez, all of Corpus Christi, Texas; six daughters, Amelia Avalos of Corpus Christi, Texas, Ysabela (Max) Palacios of Premont, Texas, Sara (Juan Carlos) Garcia of Corpus Christi, Texas, Aurora Pena of Premont, Texas, Irene (Alberto) Garza of Falfurrias, Texas, and Diamantina Perez of San Antonio Texas; one brother, Arnoldo (Anita) Villarreal of Orlando, Fla.; 27 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren
A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, September 2, 2007, at Alaniz Funeral Home in Falfurrias, Texas. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday September 3, 2007 at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Premont. Burial was at Premont Cemetery in Premont, Texas.
Arrangements entrusted to Alaniz Funeral Home, Falfurrias, Texas.