Obituaries

Gabriel Jaron Carreon

Gabriel Jaron Carreon was born August 6, 1987 and went to be with the Lord at the young age of 31 on Friday May 31, 2019. He was proceeded in death by his father Robert Charles ( Poe) Carreon, stepfather Santos M. Garza, grandparents Felipe and Petra Pedraza, Cecilio and Barbara Carreon. He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years Susie Caballero and three children ShelbyLynn, Anakin Myko and Selene Leia, Mother: Maria (Delia) Garza, Mother in law: Sandy (Mamo) Rodriguez, Siblings: Eric( Sandra) Carreon, Aaron Carreon,Robert Carreon and Chris Garza, Sister in law: Samantha (Robert) Arias, Stephanie (Danny) Martinez and SarahJo (Dan) Keller. Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends Visitation will begin on Saturday June 8, 2019 from 5pm to 9pm with a Prayer service to be recited at 7pm. Cremation will follow at a later...

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Luis Prieto Patlan

Luis Prieto Patlan was called to be with our Lord on February 11, 2019, at the age of 72. Luis is preceded in death by father Jose Patlan; mother Soledad Patlan; and brother Reyes Patlan. Luis is survived by wife Evangelina Patlan; daughters Lisa J. Patlan-Macias and son-in-law andy Macias; stepdaughters Isabel Alvarado, Debra Urrea, Teresa Jacobo, Antonia Almaraz, and Jessie Whitfield; brother Antonio Patlan, Sr., David and Janie Patlan, and Joaquin and Mary Patlan; sisters Ramona Hernandez, Victoria Hernandez, Juanita Rodriguez, Socorro Camarillo, and Angelita Ordonez; grandchildren Steve Macias, Lauren Elizabeth Macias, Karina Soledad Macias; and numerous step-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and friends. Luis enjoyed the outdoors, playing board and card games and liked working with his hands which included building things, working on cars and servicing the northwest side of town as owner/operator of his tire shop, The Tire Doctor. he was also a sci-fi fan and loved watching star trek. Luis was a hard-working man who enjoyed life. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Please come and join the family of Luis Patlan as we come together to celebrate a wonderful life lived and pay tribute to his...

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Celida C. (Sally) Sanchez

Our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Celida C. (Sally) Sanchez, 89, went home to the Lord on December 25, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on January 19, 1929 to Gregorio and Feliz Atencio Duran in Tres Piedras, New Mexico. She is preceded in death by her parents, nine of her siblings, and her loving husband, Hepolito F. Sanchez. Sally was raised on the family farm in Antonito, Colorado with her eleven brothers and sisters. They raised cattle, crops and horses and enjoyed a simple country life. There was always love with the Duran siblings around. During her life as a dedicated military wife, she raised her children and lived in many places in the US and abroad before retiring in San Antonio with her husband in 1975. She and Grandpa were instrumental in the raising of several of their grandchildren, as well. After she became a widow, she stayed active by volunteering at the Family Services department at Lackland AFB and joining many organizations. She is a lifetime member of the VFW, Post 9174. She also was a member of the Catholic War Veterans and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, Council 5262. Her later years were spent enjoying watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow and thrive. She is survived by her sisters: Emily Mathis and Lola Tursi (Angelo); her three loving children: Sandra Anderson, Alfred Andrew Salazar (Patricia), and Melissa Sanchez Garza (Christopher); her loving grandchildren: Kellie Miller (Vance), Stephanie Whritenour, Shana Baker (Mark), Andrea Trevino (Raymond), Paula Salazar, Paul Salazar (Kristin), Andi Salazar, Andrew Salazar, Angela Apodaca (Dustin), Brianna Garza, Christiana Garza, and Angelo...

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Paul Elizondo

Paul Elizondo, Jr., passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at the age of 83. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pablo and Petra Elizondo. Paul is survived by his wife of 54 years, Irene Elizondo; his sons, David Elizondo, Richard Elizondo and John Elizondo; his granddaughters, Adelina, Marissa, and Sofia; and the mother of the grandchildren, Lucinda Elizondo. Commissioner Elizondo will lie in state at San Fernando Cathedral beginning at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 2,...

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Maria Alicia Gonzalez

Brownsville/Round Rock – Maria Alicia Gonzalez (B. March 17, 1932), 86, entered into eternal rest and was welcomed into the kingdom of heaven by her Lord on Sunday, December 9, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas. A native of El Calaboz, Texas, Alicia was the youngest of four children born to Samuel and Beatriz Garcia. She was a 1950 graduate of San Benito High School and soon thereafter met Raul, the love of her life and the man she married seven years later. She worked for Edelstein’s Better Furniture for 27 years (and while there, was very active in Ruben Edelstein’s successful political bid for Mayor of Brownsville) before pursuing her college education and earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Education, Bilingual Education, Special Education and Counseling from Pan American University. After obtaining her degrees, she worked for the Brownsville Independent School District as a teacher and then as a campus counselor at Garden Park Elementary School. She believed strongly in the value of education and that it was the key to a happy and productive life because education opened countless doors of opportunity for herself and her children. She taught her children by example and modeled that through hard work, perseverance, patience and commitment any of life’s dreams and goals could be reached: “Con Dios y ganas, todo se puede.” Alicia was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother who dedicated her life to serving her family, friends and strangers in need. Her unshakeable Catholic faith never failed her when she sought comfort and strength in the face of life’s challenges and tribulations, and she never failed...

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Harvey Kinkle

Harvey Kinkle was 9.5 years old when he went to heaven on the morning of December 3. He leaves behind his partner, Marisa Tomei and his father, local musician Wayne Holtz. Wayne found him almost a decade ago crossing Woodlawn covered in white paint. He was the size of a hand and a homeless man helped Wayne stop traffic to catch him. Wayne got Marisa Tomei a year later and the two dogs were his partners in crime for the most parts of his life. Harvey aka Kinkle loved to play with socks and his...

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Julia Enriques Mora

Julia Enriques Mora passed away on November 24, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 95. Julia was born on April 8, 1923 in Macdonna, Texas to Con-cepcion and Julio Enriques. She is reunited with her sons Leonard and Joseph; and daughter Carolyn. She is preceded in death by her father Julio; Mother Con-cepcion; sister Toni Tello; other siblings and first Husband Claudio Rodriguez. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Joe Mora; daughters Linda Garza (Frank), Pat Huebenthal (Mike); daughter-in-law Theresa Rodriguez; son-in-law Andy Diaz; 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grand-children. Visitation was held on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 10-11 AM at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. Funeral Service was at 11 AM on November 30, 2018 at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. Interment followed at San Jose Burial...

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Robert R. Galindo

MARCH 1, 1955 – OCTOBER 8, 2018 Robert R. Galindo entered eternal rest on October 8, 2018 at the age of 63. A native of San Antonio, TX, he was born to Hector F. Sr and Hortensia (Reyes) Galindo on March 1, 1955. He now reunites with his father; and is survived by his mother; wife, Gloria (Clakley) Galindo; son, Robert Vincent Galindo; daughter, Angela Monique Galindo (Ernest Rocha, son-in-law); brothers, Hector F. Galindo Jr. and Kenneth R. Galindo; step-children, Michelle M. Clakley (Alejandro Aguilar) and Jana M. Clakley; step-grandchildren, Kayla S. Clakley and Persephanie Clakley; and numerous other step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces: Stephanie, Alexis, nephew: Adam, and other relatives. Robert was known for his generosity and loving sense of humor. He loved making others laugh. Many can attest to his pride in his hair and mustache, and nothing could compare to his love for chocolate cake. He was a bit of a foodie and was more than a regular at Texas Roadhouse or Bill Miller’s BBQ, just to name a few. No love was stronger than what he had for his family and extended family. He was a strong loving, giving, and selfless man who will be deeply missed by many. The family will receive guests at the funeral home on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 9:00 a.m-11:00a.m. A Celebration of Roberts life will be held at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow in Sunset Memorial Park, 1701 Austin Highway. Please visit the online guest book for condolences and shared...

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Leonard E. Rodriguez

Leonard E. Rodriguez, 76, was called to his heavenly father on, August 31, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas, surrounded by family and friends. Leonard lived an extraordinary life whose foundation was built on his love of Christ. This foundation would be his greatest legacy to his children and grandchildren. Leonard graduated from South San High School in 1958 and briefly served in the Air Force, where he was awarded an honorable discharge. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Mary's University in 1977 while working full time. In his youth, he worked with his father driving trucks and running their family owned restaurant. While in high school he worked part-time as a janitor at Wilford Hall and upon graduation worked at Valley High National Bank before being hired with the Archdiocese. He worked at San Fernando Cemetery and would later be promoted to Superintendent at Holy Cross Cemetery. With a courageous leap of faith, he opened his own St. Farm Insurance Agency in San Antonio's Southside. Leonard was an active member of the community. He was the founder of the Southside Merchant's Association, Board Member of the Southside Chamber of Commerce, President of the Archdiocese Credit Union and Board Member of St. Joseph's Credit Union. As a parishioner of St. Helena's Catholic Church, he served as President of the Parish Council, was a founding member of the Knights of Columbus Chapter, and started the CYO program, where he would coach his children. Through all his accomplishments, his greatest joy came from his wife Teresa Villarreal Rodriguez and his two children, Leonard Brennan and Lauren. Together they...

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