Jesus G. "Chick" Saenz, 77, passed on Friday, January 8, 2016 in a Corpus Christi hospital after a sudden illness, surrounded by his family. Jesus "Chick" was born in Benavides, Texas on July 2, 1938 to his parents, Reynaldo and Eluteria Saenz.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Reynaldo and Eluteria Saenz; grandparents, aunts.

Chick is survived by his wife, Tina G. Saenz of Benavides; one son, David Saenz of Benavides, Texas; one daughter, Delinda (Luis) Garza of Benavides, Texas; two step sons, Carlos (Alma) Gonzales of San Diego, Texas; Danny (Alma) Gonzalez of Benavides, Texas; one step daughter, Gloria (David) Garcia of San Diego, Texas; one sister, Maria Elena Brock of Alice, Texas; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one niece.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, January 11, 2016 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church in Benavides, Texas. Interment will follow at the Rancho Maria Cemetery in Benavides, Texas.

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