Olivia A. Guerra

Olivia A. Guerra, a lifelong resident of Kenedy, Texas, passed away in her home, Sunday, October 27, 2013, at 12:10 P.M., at the age of 74 years, 3 months and 8 days.

Olivia was born, July 19, 1939 in Karnes County, Texas the daughter of Ernesto Aguirre and Catarina Caballero Aguirre. She was raised in the Karnes area and on November 29, 1959 married Ruben C. Guerra in Karnes City, Texas. Together, Olivia and Ruben had 4 daughters and 2 sons; Olivia was a devoted and loving homemaker and took great pride in her children. Olivia was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy, Texas.

Mrs. Guerra is survived by her husband of over 53 years, Ruben C. Guerra; her daughters, Esmeralda Guerra of Kenedy, Anita Hodge and husband Chris of Ranger, Frances Ramirez and husband Jorge of Hebbronville and Ofelia Fuentes of Kenedy; her son, Ruben David Guerra and wife Pat of El Paso and her sisters, Ofilia Saenz, Otilia Gonzales, Odilia Alvarado and Orsilia Gonzales. Olivia is preceded in death by her parents; her son, Joe “J.J.” Guerra and her sister, Ofelia Austin.

Visitation will be held, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 and a rosary will be recited, Wednesday at 7:00 P.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Kenedy, Texas with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating. Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery, Kenedy, Texas. Serving as pallbearers will be, Ruben D. Guerra, Jorge L. Ramirez, Sr., Jorge L. Ramirez, Jr., James A. Ramirez, Christopher Hodge, Victor Gonzalez, Michael Barnes and Domingo Garces. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be, Joe Alvarado, Vidal Garza and Jimmy Burns.