San Juanita Velasquez Arenas

San Juanita Arenas, a resident of Kenedy, Texas, entered eternal rest, Monday, October 22, 2012, at 8:25 A.M., at Karnes City Health and Rehab Center in Karnes City, Texas at the age of 67 years, 8 months and 2 days.

San Juanita was born February 20, 1945 in Karnes County, Texas, the daughter of Ramon Velasquez and Angelita Gonzales Velasquez. In 1980, San Juanita married Samuel Arenas in Kenedy, Texas. San Juanita worked as a medicine aide for 20 years at the Karnes City Health and Rehab Center.

San Juanita is survived by her husband, Samuel Arenas; her daughter, Anna Lisa Arenas; her son, Domingo Perez; her sisters, Josefine Ramon and Maria Perez; and her brothers, Ruben Velasquez, Roy Velasquez and Ramiro Velasquez. Mrs. Arenas is preceded in death by her parents, Ramon and Angelita Velasquez.

A rosary was recited, Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 7:00 P.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Kenedy, Texas, with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating. Interment followed in the Loma Alta Cemetery, Kenedy, Texas. Serving as pallbearers were, Rico Perez, John Eric Garcia, Christopher Parker, Matthew Arenas, Roel Rodriguez and Mario Perez. Honorary pallbearers included, Tracey Jendr, Mike Howard and Murray Rudolph.