Frank G. Aguirre, III

Frank G. Aguirre, III, a lifelong resident of Karnes County, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family after a hard fought battle, Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 9:00 P.M., in his residence in Kenedy, Texas at the age of 69 years, 2 months and 13 days.

Frank was born, January 22, 1944 in Karnes City, Texas, the son of Francisco Aguirre and Herlinda Garza Aguirre. On September 19, 1964, Frank married the love of his life, Josie Rodriguez in Karnes City, Texas. Frank and Josie were both active and devoted members of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy. Josie preceded Frank in death after 47 years of marriage.

Frank is survived by his daughter, Delia Serna and husband Rene of Beaumont; his grandsons, Michael F., Mark R., and Matthew A. Serna all of Beaumont; his sisters, Yolanda Garcia, Carolyn and Selema Gonzalez; his brothers, Alfredo, Aldolfo “Duffy”, Robert, Gilbert and Samuel Aguirre; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Mr. Aguirre is preceded in death by his parents, Francisco and Herlinda Aguirre.

Visitation was held, Sunday, April 7, 2013, in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, in Kenedy and a rosary was recited at 7:30 P.M., Sunday, in the Eckols Chapel. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Monday, April 8, 2013 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating. Interment followed in the Kenedy Cemetery with, Michael Serna, Mark Serna, Matthew Serna, Sammy Aguirre, Robert Aguirre, Armando Aguirre, Joe Marin ad Jimmy Valadez serving as pallbearers. Serving as honorary pallbearers were, Alfredo Aguirre, Sr., Gilbert Aguirre, Sr., and Duffy Aguirre.