Diana “DeeDee” Marie Villanueva

Diana “DeeDee” Marie Villanueva, of Karnes City, TX born on March 22, 1965 to the late Edward “Wasso” De La Garza and Mary Guerra De La Garza passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the age of 53. DeeDee was a Business office Manager for Kenedy Health and Rehab in Kenedy, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, a friend to many who loved arts and crafts, sewing, cooking and baking. She is preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband, Gilbert Villanueva of Karnes City, TX; her daughter, Cerise (Joe) Quesada, Jr., of Corpus Christi, TX; her son; Gilbert “G.J.” Villanueva, Jr. and fiancé, Hillary; grandsons, Joseph Quesada and Ian Quesada; her sisters, Sandra De La Garza, of Karnes City, TX, Mandy (Christopher) Grullon, of New Braunfels, TX and Terri De La Garza, of Victoria, TX; brother, Eddie (Sandy) De La Garza, of Kenedy, TX; several nieces and nephews and other relatives. A Holy Rosary will be recited at 7PM Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be Celebrated Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Norbert Hermann officiating. Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery. Pallbearers: Gilbert Villanueva, Jr., Raymond Villanueva, Eddie De La Garza, Joe Quesada, Chris Grullon, Mike Gonzales, and Davy Villanueva.