ALICE, Texas – Pantaleon Ramirez Sr. died Thursday, September 18, 2008 in a Corpus Christi hospital following an extended illness.

He was born to Nicolas and Ignacia Rodriguez in Robstown on July 27, 1925.

Survivors include three sons, Pantaleon (RoseMary) Ramirez Jr. of Goliad, Fred Ramirez and Gilbert (Leticia) Ramirez, all of Alice; two daughters, Margie (Amando) Luera and Maggie (Juan) Villarreal of Alice; three sisters, Juana Gonzalez of Alice, Maria Jesusa Godines of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Licha Villegas of Sundown, Texas; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be  Sunday, September 21, 2008 from noon to 9 p.m. in the Roberson Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas, with a Rosary recited that evening at 7 p.m.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, September 22, 2008 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the New Collins Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home of Alice, Texas.