Angelita “Angie” Yanes Martinez

Angelita “Angie “ Yanes Martinez, Age 75 of Kenedy, TX passed away on February 22, 2019 in Kenedy, TX. Angie was born on September 27, 1943 in Kenedy to the late Leopoldo and Demeteria D. Yanes.  She was a local business owner operator in Kenedy; a loving sister, aunt, friend to many and a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

She is preceded death by her husband, Jesse B. Martinez; parents, Leopoldo and Demetria D. Yanes; sisters, Adela Martinez Salinas, Lupe Rico infant brothers and sisters, Oscar, Chris, Ninfa, and Elsa.

She is survived by her sisters, Ester (Frank) Salas of Lubbock, Elena (Robert) Llanas of Boling, Diana Martinez of Kenedy; brothers, Alex Garza, III of Kenedy, Steven (Mary) Martinez of Kenedy, and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

A Holy Rosary will be recited Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 at 7PM in the Eckols Chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, March 1, 2019 at 11:00 A.M.  Interment will follow in the Karnes City Latin Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Steven G. Martinez, Jr., Daniel Salinas, Alex Salinas, Bobby Llanas, Frank Salas.

Guadalupe V. Rodriguez

Guadalupe V. Rodriguez, Age 82, of Kenedy, TX passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019 in Victoria, TX. Guadalupe was born on March 5, 1936 in Karnes County, TX to the late Domingo and Irmalinda Valdez Rodriguez.  Guadalupe married Dominga Garcia August 23, 1960 in Kenedy, TX.  He retired as a rancher/farmer was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend to many and a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

Guadalupe is preceded in death by his parents Domingo and Irmalinda Valdez Rodriguez; daughter, Patricia Rodriguez; sister, Josie Aguirre; brothers, Dolores Rodriguez, Domingo Rodriguez, Esperion Rodriguez, Felipe Rodriguez, Luis Rodriguez, and a grandson David Ray Rodriguez.

Guadalupe is survived by his loving wife Dominga Garcia Rodriguez of Kenedy; daughters, Paula Rodriguez of San Juan, Sylvia (Samuel) Martinez of Kenedy, Norma Rodriguez of Victoria, Nancy Trevino of Victoria, Elisa (Cosme) Rosales of Victoria, Estella Medina and Rene Pizana of Victoria, Sandra Rodriguez of Victoria, Sara Rodriguez of Kenedy; sons, Guadalupe Rodriguez, Jr. of Victoria, Gilbert Rodriguez of Kenedy, David (Ofelia) Rodriguez of Kenedy, Jesse (GayLynn) Rodriguez of Victoria, Robert Rodriguez of San Diego California, 109 Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren.

A Holy Rosary will be recited by Rev. Norbert Hermann, Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, February 25, 2019 at 10AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Paschal Bergin officiating.  Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Munoz, Jacob Rodriguez, Jacob Garcia, Ronnie Carrasco, Roque Serna, and David Medina.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Lawrence Carrasco, Guadalupe Rodriguez, III, Sammy Martinez, Jr., David Rodriguez, Jr. and Michael Munoz.

Jesusa “Susie” Garza Gonzales

Jesusa “Susie” Garza Gonzales, Age 105 of Karnes City, TX passed away on Friday, February 15, 2018 in Karnes City, TX. Jesusa was born on July 31, 1913 in Nordheim, TX to the late Primitivo and Paulina Lopez Garza.  She was a retired beautician, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, great-great-great grandmother friend to many and a member of St. Cornelius Catholic.  She married Patricio Vela Gonzales on August 11, 1929 in Karnes City, TX.

She is preceded in death by her husband Patricio Vela Gonzales; parents, Primitivo and Paulina Lopez Garza; sons, Guadalupe Gonzales, Arturo Gonzales, Jose Avelardo Gonzales, sisters, Theresa Garza Martinez, Elida Cortez, Lucia Morin; brothers, Gregorio Garza, Jose Maria Garza, and Juan Guillermo Garza.

She is survived by her daughter, Odilia G. Gonzales of Karnes City, son, Ernesto Gonzales of Mesquite, TX; 15 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, 87 great-great grandchildren and 7 great-great-great grandchildren.

A Holy Rosary will be recited Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel in Kenedy, TX. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 10:00AM at the St. Cornelius Catholic Church with the Rev. Stanlisaw Marceniak officiating. Interment will be in the Mission Park Burial Cemetery in San Antonio, TX at 1:30 PM Saturday, February 23, 2019.


Laura Lee Hoff

Laura Lee Hoff, of Pettus, TX born on December 19, 1984 in Havre de Grace, Maryland to Oren D. Hoff Jr. and Lawana K. Potter Hoff passed away on February 10, 2019 at the age of 34. Laura loved horses and flowers. She is survived by her parents, Oren and Lawana K. Potter, of Pettus, TX; her son, Aiden Hoff, of Pettus, TX; her sister, Twila Crothers; her brother, Oren D. Hoff III and stepbrothers, Terry and Troy Keller. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 12:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. at Eckols Chapel. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 3:00p.m. at Eckols Chapel. Services to conclude in chapel.