Josie Aguirre

Josie R. Aguirre, 66, of Kenedy, died December 6, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas.

Josie was born January 24, 1945 in Karnes County to Domingo Rodriguez, Sr. and Herlinda (Valdez) Rodriguez. She married Frank Aguirre on September 19, 1964 in Karnes County. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Aguirre of Kenedy; daughter, Delia (Rene) Serna of Beaumont, TX; three grandchildren, Michael F. Serna, Mark R. Serna and Matthew A. Serna, all of Beaumont; sisters, Maria Valadez and Rosa Salinas, both of Kenedy; and brother, Guadalupe Rodriguez of El Oso, TX..

Preceded in death by her father, Domingo Rodriguez, Sr.; mother, Herlinda (Valdez) Rodriguez; and brothers, Domingo Rodriguez, Jr., Dolorez Rodriguez, Esperion Rodriguez, Felipe Rodriguez and Luis Rodriguez.

A rosary was recited Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at 8 p.m. at Eckols Chapel. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011 at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church with Rev. Norbert Hermann officiating. Burial followed at the Kenedy Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Michael F. Serna, Mark R. Serna, Matthew A. Serna, Alfredo Aguirre, Jimmy Valadez and Jay Bruce. Honorary pallbearers were Armando Aguirre and Andrew LeBlanc.