Norberta R. Salais


KENEDY – Norberta R. Salais, 91, of Kenedy, passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. She was born June 6, 1920 to the late Cecilio & Epifaiana Trevino Rodriguez. She was married to the late Jesus “Pache” Salais, who died in June 1967.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her sister, Dora Rodriguez; her brothers, Merced Garza, Tomas Rodriguez, Ramon Rodriguez and Pedro Gonzales; her granddaughter, JoAnn G. Rios; her great-grandson, James Daniel; and her son-in-laws, Emilio Perez and Pofirio Trevino.
She is survived by her daughters, Carrie and her husband Jim Copeland of San Antonio, Elodia and her husband Beto Guzman of Kenedy, Janie Perez and her companion Marcelino Olivarez of Kenedy, and Sylvia Trevino of Houston; her sister, Virginia Villarreal of Amarillo; fourteen grandchildren; thirty-six great-grandchildren; and twenty-three great-great-grandchildren.
Rosary will be recited 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 at the Eckols Chapel. Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Dan, Roy, and Ray Salais; Jimmy, James, and Johnny DeLa Garza. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons, George Arriaga, Robert Castellon, Bert, Jaime, Ruben, Larry, Robert Guzman, J.J. Perez, Chris, Orlando, and John Trevino.