Anita C. Gonzales

Anita C. Gonzales, a longtime resident of Pawnee, Texas, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, in the Karnes City Health and Rehab Center in Karnes City, Texas at the age of 91 years, 8 months and 3 days.

Anita was born July 25, 1921 in Bee County, Texas the daughter of Lorenzo Gonzales and Benita Carreon Gonzales. Anita was a member of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pawnee, Texas.

Anita is survived by her sisters, Aurora Gonzales of Pawnee, Olivia Garcia of Kenedy and Eustacia Alejandro of Belton and numerous nieces and nephews. Ms. Gonzales is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Lorenzo C. Gonzales, Jr., and Isabel Gonzales and her sister, Brijida Saenz.  

Visitation was held Monday, April 1, 2013 and a Rosary was recited Monday at 7:00 P.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy Texas. Funeral mass was celebrated, 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating. Interment followed in the Nell Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were, Lorenzo C. Gonzales, III, Leonel Gonzales, Rafael Alejandro, Rodrigo Alejandro, Domingo Garcia, Jr., and David Garcia. Honorary pallbearers were Pete Duenes, Jr., and Ramiro Tapia.