ALICE, Texas – Odilia L. Saenz, 81 years of age, passed away on January 20, 2010 in an Alice hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mauricio and Cleofas P. Lopez; her husband, Salome V. Saenz; two sisters and three brothers.
Survivors include three sons, Jose Rolando (Tina) Saenz of San Diego, Texas, Roel (Nora) Saenz of San Diego, Texas, and Roberto (Zelda) Saenz of Green Acres, Texas; two daughters, Thelma (Jose Oscar) Salinas of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Anna (Eddie) Lopez of Corpus Christi, Texas; 10 grandchildren, Rolando (Wanda) Saenz, Philip (Whitney) Saenz, Roy (Denise) Saenz, Lenee (Joshua) Reyes, John Paul (Alanna) Salinas, Christina Salinas, Tara (Arnold) Mendieta, Leanna Saenz, Edy Marie Lopez and Lyza Lopez; six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation began at 5 p.m. Friday, January 22, 2010 at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home of San Diego with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 23, 2010 at the St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church and burial followed at the San Jose Lopez Cemetery in San Jose, Texas.
Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc.