Herminia Longoria Martinez

Herminia Longoria Martinez, a longtime resident of Runge, Texas, entered into enteral rest, Thursday, April 11, 2013 in the Karnes City Health and Rehab Center in Karnes City at the age of 88 years, 11 months and 17 days.

Herminia was born in Gillette, Texas, the daughter of Jose Longoria and Adelfina De Bosque Longoria. She married, Ramon H. Martinez in Beeville, Texas. Herminia was of the Catholic faith and a devoted and loving wife, mother and homemaker.

Herminia is survived by her daughters, Ramona L. Wheeler and Sara M. Garcia and husband Lorenzo, both of Runge; her sons, Ponciano L. Martinez of San Antonio, Moses L. Martinez of Runge, Joshue L. Martinez of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Gary Martinez; her sisters, Mary Thomsa and Eva Alvarado, both of Waxahachie and numerous nieces and nephews. Ms. Martinez is preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Ramon; her son, Malachi Martinez and her brother, Inez Martinez.

Visiation was held, Monday, April 15, 2013 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, and rosary was recited at 7:00 P.M., Monday also in the funeral home chapel. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Runge with Rev. Leon Rubaj officiating. Interment followed in the Runge Catholic Cemetery.