Maximo Zapata

ZapataMaximo Zapata age 92 of Runge, TX died Sunday August 17, 2014.  He was born in Fredericksburg, TX to Maximo, Sr. and Paulita Zapata.  He married Maria Contreras in 1941 in Runge, and she preceded him in death Feb. 26, 2005.He is survived by his daughters, Anita Rodriguez of Victoria, Oralia (Alex) Matamoros of Houston, Pauline (Sebero) Bustamante of El Campo, Blanca Ester Barrientez of AL, Dalia (Jesse) Mesa of Victoria. One son, Ernest (Linda) Zapata of Runge , sisters, Lina Zapata of Runge, and Tonia Rodriguez of Kenedy,  Brothers, Tomas Zapata, Sr. of San Antonio, and Eloy Zapata, Sr. of Runge.A Rosary will be recited Monday, August 18, 2014 at 7:00 PM from the Eckols Chapel.  Funeral mass will be held Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM from St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Runge.  Interment will be in the Runge Cemetery.Serving as pallbearers are Porsirio Rodriguez, Jesse Ray Mesa, Larry Zapata, Jimmy Zapata, Scott Barrientez & Gabriel Salas.