Salas, Zarate


ALICE, Texas - Maxima H. Salas, 56, passed away Monday, April 30, 2007 at her residence following a long illness. She was born to Ramon and Octaviana Hernandez on May 20, 1950 in Goliad, Texas.

Survivors include her husband, Rogelio A. Salas of Alice, Texas; a son, Saul (Jessica) Salas of Ft. Hood, Texas; three daughters, Octaviana (Nina) Salas of Norfolk, Va., Dora Alicia (Jeremy) Sontag of Pocola, Okla., and Sandra (Jason) Lopez of Alice; four brothers, Lupe Hernandez, Julian Hernandez and Erineo Hernandez, all of Beeville, Texas, and Juan S. Hernandez of Three Rivers, Texas; six sisters, Petra (Luis) Rodriguez, Alberta Maria Hernandez and Maria Moreno, all of Beeville, Texas, Adela Hernandez of Summerville, Ala., Theodosa Mendez of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Valentina Gonzalez of Alice; and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will begin Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 1 p.m. in the Roberson Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas, with a Rosary to be recited that evening at 7 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2007 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with burial following at the New Collins Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home of Alice.


ALICE, Texas - Manuel "Memo" Zarate Jr., 53, died Thursday, April 26, 2007 in a Boston, Mass., hospital from injuries sustained in an accident. He was a Foreman/ Superintendent for CBI-Chicago Bridge Industries. Manuel was a 1971 Alice High School graduate and a U.S. Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Zoila R. Zarate and a brother, Jose Antonio "Tony" Zarate.

Survivors include his father, Manuel Zarate Sr. of Alice, Texas; two sisters, Loretta Zarate of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Magda Z. (Luis) Luna of Alice, Texas; a brother, Mario (Marisela) Zarate of Alice, Texas; an uncle, Humberto (Anne) Reyna of Amelia County, Va.; an aunt, Antonia Reyna of Corpus Christi, Texas; special friends, Gene Kiesow of Cullman, Ala., and Ms. Jacki Hendrickson of Houston, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Friday, May 4, 2007 at Walker-Mora Funeral Home in Alice. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2007 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Alice with military burial of cremains conducted by The United Veterans Burial Association of Alice at New Collins Cemetery in Alice.

Arrangements entrusted to Walker-Mora Funeral Home of Alice.

-Paid Obituary