Manuel De La Garza, Jr.

Manuel De La Garza Obit PicManuel De La Garza, Jr., Age 78 of Kenedy, TX passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015 in Karnes City, TX.  He was born on June 29, 1936 in Falls City, TX to the late Manuel, Sr. and Eloisa Trevino De Le Garza.  He retired as a Truck Driver for Coastal States and was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. He is preceded in death by his parents Manuel, Sr. and Eloisa Trevino De La Garza and Step-Parents Pedro and Margarita De La Garza; brothers, Manuel De La Garza (Weslaco), Manuel De La Garza (Sinton), Aurelio De La Garza, Gilbert De La Garza, and Pete De La Garza.He is survived by his loving wife Elena Garcia De La Garza of Kenedy; daughters, Sally Villanueva and husband Pastor Roy of Seguin, Gloria De La Garza and Joe Torres, Jr. of Kenedy, Rose Mary De La Garza and Marcelino Farias, Jr. of Kenedy, Grace Chapa and husband Israel of Victoria, Irene Villanueva and husband Lupe of Corpus Christi, Yvonne Llanes and husband Daryl of San Antonio; son Manuel De La Garza of Kenedy; 7 sisters, 6 brothers, 20 Grandchildren and 15 Great-grandchildren.A Holy Rosary will be recited Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:30 PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.  Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery with Military Honors.