Guerra, Perez, Salinas, Soliz

Guerra

SAN DIEGO - Emma Marie Guerra, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at the age of 59, She died at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Her family is deeply saddened by the suffering caused by her illness (cancer).

Emma was a graduate of San Diego High School. Soon after her graduation she moved to Washington D.C. where she worked for the F.B.I. Due to family hardship she was forced to move back home.

She worked for the District Clerk's office as the Chief Deputy for 27 years. She was also employed with Glory B Home Health and currently for St. Peters Home Health.

She leaves to cherish her memories her mother, Berta Barrera Guerra, her brother Donny (Patsy) Guerra III, her sisters, Josie Guerra, Anna Lisa (Peter) Barton, two nephews, Donny (Ruby) Guerra IV, Donny Guerra V, her nieces, Kassandra Guerra all of San Diego, Texas, nieces, Jo Anna and Saia Guerra and nephew, Santiago Guerra of San Francisco; her cousin whom she loved as a sister Greta (Pete) Guerra; her cousins Rene Rangel, Rachel Salinas and Sylvia Arriola all of San Diego, Texas,

She was preceded in death by her father Donaciano Guerra, Jr., her brother Gilberto Guerra, paternal grandparents, Donaciano, Sr. and Josefina Guerra, maternal grandparents Santiago and Tomasita Salinas Barrera.

Funeral mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Janauary 26, 2007 at St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church in San Diego, Texas. Burial followed at the San Diego Cemetery

Garza Funeral Home of San Diego in charge of arrangements.

Perez

San Diego -Jesse R. Perez, 63, passed away January 25, 2007 in a Corpus Christi hospital. He was a native of San Diego, Texas and a graduate of San Diego High School. He served in the U.S. Army and a veteran of the Vietnam era. He was also a retired carpenter.

He is preceded in death by his father, Jesus "Chore" Perez; maternal grandparents, Santos and Antonio Perez; paternal grandparents, Isidro and Elena Perez.

Perez is survived by his ex-wife, Hermalinda Vasquez from Houston, Texas; two sons, Jesse Perez III and Sabino (Diana) Perez, both from Houston, Texas; one daughter, Debbie Ann (Arnie) Lara from Houston, Texas; his mother, Manuela R. Perez from San Diego, Texas; one brother, Richard R. (Norma) Perez from Corpus Christi, Texas; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 27, 2007 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church and burial followed at the San Diego Cemetery No. 2 with military graveside services by the VFW Post 8931.

Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes is entrusted with the arrangements.

Salinas

Benavides - Paula Salinas, 94, passed away January 23, 2007 in a Corpus Christi hospital. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martimaino Salinas, and one son, Roberto Salinas.

Survivors include two sons, Ramon Salinas and Reymundo Salinas, both from Benavides, Texas; one daughter, Casimira S. Bazan from Freer, Texas; two brothers, Santos Garcia from Port Lavaca, Texas, and Eliseo Garcia from Corpus Christi, Texas; one sister, Cruz G. Rodriguez and numerous grandchildren.

Visitation was Thursday, January 25, 2007 at the Mauro P. Garcia Chapel in Benavides, Texas. Graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Benavides Cemetery.

Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc. is entrusted with arrangements.

Soliz

El Guajillo Community - Maria Del Refugia Soliz, 84, passed away January 24, 2007 in a Corpus Christi hospital. She was a native of El Guajillo Ranch and a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, aunt and sister. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Celestino and Aida Garcia Gonzalez; two sons, Theodoro and Roberto Garza; three grandsons, Israel Garza, Ruben Garza Jr. and Carlos Gonzalez Jr.; two granddaughters, Elizabeth Blanco and Mindy Soliz.

Survivors include her husband, Faustino H. Soliz Sr. from Corpus Christi; five sons, George (Hilda) Garza from Alice, Texas; Arnoldo (Diane) Garza from Robstown, Texas; Ruben (Sonia) Garza from Marshall, Texas; Oscar Soliz and Joel Soliz from Corpus Christi, Texas and one step son, Faustino (Rosa Sylvia) Soliz Jr. from San Diego, Texas; four daughters, San Juana (Carlos) Gonzalez from San Diego, Texas; Grace (Juan) De Los Santos and Baudelia (Richard) Blanco, both from Robstown, Texas and Ofelia (Juan) Lopez from Corpus Christi, Texas; three daughter-in-laws, Guadalupe Garza from Corpus Christi, Texas, Terry Nava from Sandia, Texas, Celia Garza from Poteet, Texas; one sister, Irene (Natividad) Pena from Andrews, Texas and a devoted special friend, Maria Garcia from Robstown, Texas and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Friday, January 26, 2007 at St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church and burial followed at the San Diego Cemetery No. 2.

Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.