Fernando G. Serna, Sr.

Fernando G. Serna, Sr., a lifelong resident of Pawnee, Texas, entered into eternal rest, Monday, November 25, 2013, in the Karnes County Health and Rehab Center in Karnes City, Texas at the age of 76 years, 4 months and 26 days.
Fernando was born, June 30, 1937 in El Oso, Texas, the son of Auerlio Serna and Louisa Gonzales Serna. He married Anita Rocha on August 28, 1963 in Three Rivers, Texas. Mr. Serna was a hardworking farmer and rancher, a devoted husband and a loving father.
Fernando is survived by her beloved wife of over 50 years, Anita Serna; his daughter, Betty Casanova and husband Felix; his sons, Bobby Serna and wife Alejandra, Ricky Serna and Fernando Serna, Jr., and wife Maria; his sister, Felecita Serna and his brothers, Isaac, Seferino and Dionicio Serna. He is also survived by his 16 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Mr. Serna is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Maria Villanueva and his brother, Elifonso Serna.
Visiation will be held, Thursday, November 28, 2013 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas with a rosary to be recited, Thursday at 7:00 P.M. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Friday, November 29, 2013 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pawnee, Texas. Interment will follow in the Nell Cemetery, Nell, Texas.