Broquet, Garcia, Garza, Garza, Ibanez, Montemayor, Quintanilla

Broquet

SAN DIEGO, Texas - Bonnie Jean Broquet, 36, a lifelong resident of San Diego, Texas, passed away Friday, September 14, 2007 in a Galveston hospital after a sudden illness.

She was a special, unique, vivacious, fun, and a loving, caring person who was very devoted to providing and caring for her four children. She was very creative and artistic; she enjoyed creating gift baskets; decorating for holidays and special occasions. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Nemesio Garcia and Julia Thomason; and her paternal grandparents, Victoria Garza and Frank Broquet.

Bonnie leaves to cherish her memories her parents, Nelda (Jose) Gomez of San Diego, Texas, and Gilbert (Sondra) Broquet of San Antonio, Texas; her children, John Michael Lazo, Brittany Danielle Lazo, Kayla Deanne Lazo and Bryan Austin Lazo-Martinez, all of San Diego, Texas; two sisters, Vickie A. (Rogelio) Laso and Brianna C. Gomez, both of San Diego, Texas; her brother, Jose Javier Gomez, of San Diego, Texas; two nephews, Jacob and Rogelio Laso Jr., both of San Diego, Texas; her niece, Elizabeth Laso of San Diego, Texas; a special aunt and uncle, Gena and Sergio Garcia of San Diego, Texas; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation was from 3 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas, with a prayer service held at 7 p.m. that same evening. Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at Garza Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ricardo Martinez Jr. and Rev. Anita Martinez officiating. Burial followed at the San Diego Cemetery in San Diego, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of San Diego.

Garcia

BENAVIDES, Texas - Robert "Bobby" Garcia, 50, a resident of Benavides, Texas, for more than 25 years, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 after a short illness. He was a lifelong enthusiast of Star Trek and an original "Trekkie." He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Norberto and Amadora Perez; paternal grandparents, Josias and Luz F. Garcia; and two uncles.

Survivors include his parents, Romulo and Dora Garcia of Benavides; his brother, Richard (Anabel) Garcia, of Benavides; his two sisters, Annette Garcia and Debora (Shawn) Roach, both of Colleyville, Texas; seven nieces and nephews, a great nephew, an uncle and two aunts.

Visitation was held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2007 at Garza Funeral Home in San Diego with a Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2007 at Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church in Concepcion. Burial followed at the Perez Cemetery in Concepcion.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of San Diego.

Garza

FREER, TEXAS - Servando F. "Muralla" Garza, 79 a lifelong resident of Freer, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 in San Diego, Texas, after a long illness. He was a U.S. Army veteran of W.W.II. He worked in the oilfield business all of his life.

He enjoyed watching sports, especially football and baseball.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Horacio and Juliana Garza; his brother, Horacio Armando Garza; and a sister, Delia G. Lopez.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Jovita S. Garza of Freer, Texas; his four sons, Servando Garza Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif., and Rene Amador Garza, Armando (Diana) Garza and Orlando (Ana) Garza, all of Freer; his two brothers, Oscar Garza Sr. of Freer, and Heberto (Elena) Garza of San Diego; his four sisters, Lydia G. Rangel of Freer, Texas, Diana (Conrado Jr.) Lichtenberger, Sylvia Serna and Nancy (Raul) Gonzalez all of San Diego; two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2007 at Garza Funeral Home in Freer, with a Rosary was recited at 7 p.m.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2007 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Angel Montano as celebrant.

Military graveside services were conducted by the San Diego VFW Post #8931 at the San Diego Cemetery in San Diego.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of San Diego.

Garza

FREER, Texas - Viola Serna Garza, 70, passed away after a sudden illness on Tuesday, August 14, 2007, in a Laredo hospital. She was a long time resident of Freer, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her daughter in-law, Sandra C. Garza, and her sister, Zulema Perez.

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband of 50 years, Oscar Garza Sr. of Freer, Texas; her two sons, Oscar (Ana) Garza Jr. of Freer, Texas, and Omar (Susan Ellis) Garza of Virginia; her daughter, Vilma (Felix Jr.) Garcia of Laredo, Texas; her sister Emma (Ricardo) Vela of Freer, Texas; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, August 16, 2007 at Garza Funeral Home in Freer, Texas.

Vigil for the Deceased was observed, with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 17, 2007 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Freer, Texas.

Burial followed at the Hahl Memorial Cemetery in Freer, Texas.

Pallbearers were Edward Perez, Desiderio Perez, Homero Perez, Adrian Perez, Raymond Lawcock and Roel Vela.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of Freer.

-Paid Obituary

Ibanez

SAN DIEGO, Texas - Rodolfo A. Ibanez Sr., 63, passed away September 24, 2007 in an Alice hospital after a short illness.

He was a retired chemical operator for CCPC.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose P. Ibanez and Rosita T. Barrera.

Survivors include his wife, Imelda S. Ibanez of San Diego, Texas; two sons, Rodolfo (Melva) Ibanez Jr. of San Antonio, Texas, and Orlando J.J. (Yadira) Ibanez of Calfornia; one daughter, Venessa I. Soliz of San Antonio; one brother, Jose Ibanez of San Antonio; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial graveside service is pending the arrival date of his cremains at the San Diego Cemetery #2 in San Diego, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc.

Montemayor

Julia S. Montemayor, 92, a resident of the San Jose community, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2007 in Alice, Texas after a long illness. She was an active member of the San Jose Mission Catholic Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. She was dedicated to her family, and enjoyed cooking for them. Julia, otherwise known as "Welita," was a devoted Catholic and mother. She was most happy when her family was around her. She expressed her love for her family through the gift of her delicious home-cooked meals which included her famous tortillas, tamales, empanadas and pan de polvo. She also enjoyed quilting with her family and presenting the quilts as family heirlooms.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alejandro Montemayor, and two sons, Alejandro Montemayor Jr. and Amando S. Montemayor.

She leaves to cherish her memories her son, Adolfo S. (Maria Antonia) Montemayor of Alice, Texas; her daughter, Lucinda Montemayor (Antonio) Flores of Brownsville, Texas; two daughters-in-law, Irma C. Montemayor of San Diego and Thelma E. Montemayor of Alice; her sister, Leonarda S. Vela of San Jose Community, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Albesa Montemayor and Odilia Saenz, both of San Diego; 12 grandchildren, Adolfo (Donna) Montemayor Jr. of San Antonio, Donnie (Thelma) Montemayor of Refugio, Veronica Montemayor of Austin, Adrian (Melissa) Montemayor and Orlando Montemayor, both of Laredo, Selina (Reuben) Garcia of Alice, Miguel (Yvonne) Montemayor of Austin, Sara (Aaron) Garcia of McAllen, Antonio Alejandro (Ursula) Flores of Seguin, Denise (John) Hickman of Harlingen, Elaine (Alejandro) Gonzalez of Corpus Christi and Amando J. Flores of San Antonio, Texas; and 17 great-grandchildren

Visitation was held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2007 at Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas, with Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that same evening. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2007 at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church in Benavides, Texas. Burial followed at the Lopez Cemetery in San Jose Community, Texas. Grandsons served as pallbearers.

Garza Funeral Home of San Diego in charge of arrangements.

- Paid Obituary

Quintanilla

SAN DIEGO, Texas - Maria Luisa Quintanilla, 78, died Monday, September 17, 2007 at a Houston hospital after a sudden illness. She was a former resident of San Diego, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ramon Quintanilla Sr.; her daughter, Sylvia Saenz; and her brother, Horacio Hernandez.

Survivors include her sons, Ramon (Joicila) Quintanilla Jr. of Willis, Texas, and Rene (Delfina) Quintanilla of Lubbock, Texas; her daughters, Santos (Amador) Trevino of Lubbock, Texas, Maria (Gregorio) Hernandez of Houston, Texas, and Margarita (Gonzalo) Mendoza of Conroe, Texas; her brothers, Francisco (Linda) Hernandez of Poth, Texas, and Saragosa Hernandez Jr. of Horbert, Okla.; five sisters, Olivia Saenz of San Diego, Texas, Laura (Guadalupe) Rendon of Lubbock, Texas, Antolina Barrientes of San Diego, Texas, and Lydia Torres and San Juanita (Jorge) Hernandez, both of Willis, Texas; 24 grandchildren 52 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Visitation was held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at Garza Funeral Home with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2007 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church in San Diego, Texas. Burial followed at the San Diego Cemetery in San Diego, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of San Diego.