Raul Merino

Raul Merino, 61, of Kenedy, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born April 22, 1950, in San Diego, Mexico, to Teodolo Gutierrez of Mexico and the late Francisca Garcia. He was a handyman.
   He is survived by his wife, Minerva Zaiontz; daughters, Teresa Zaiontz, Elizabeth Zaiontz, Pauline Zaiontz; son, Joe Zaiontz; sisters, Carmen Hernandez, Bridget Ramos, Maria Eastburn, Margarita Marino, Josephina Merino, Lupe Merino.
   He was preceded in death by his mother.
   A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery