Aristeo C. Garza, 84, was called home on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in a Corpus Christi nursing home. He was born in Benavides, Texas on September 3, 1931 to Eleuterio and Elida Garza.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Humberto and Mario Garza ; and a nephew, Orlando Garza.

Aristeo is survived by his wife of 60 years of marriage, Olinda C. Garza of Benavides, Texas; his children, Ricardo Aristeo (Adria) Garza of Corpus Christi, Texas; Debra L. Garza of Alice, Texas; Bobby (Virginia ) Garza of Kingsville, Texas; Thelma (Donnie) Montemayor of Refugio, Texas; one sister, Aida Garza of McAllen, Texas; two brothers, Macario (Leonor) Garza and Eleuterio (Delia) Garza Jr. both of McAllen, Texas; and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, January 25, 2016 at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church in Benavides, Texas. Military Graveside Service and Interment will follow at the Benavides Cemetery in Benavides, Texas.

Anyone wishing to leave condolences for the family may do so at www.garzafuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home, San Diego, Texas.