2008-02-13 / Obituaries


Elvira De La Paz, 76, died Monday, February 11, 2008 at Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville. She lived in Willacy County all her life.

She is survived by her husband, Luis De La Luz of Raymondville; four sons, Roberto, Sr. (Consuelo) De La Paz of Raymondville, Luis, Jr. (Maria De Jesus) De La Paz of Raymondville, Ricardo, Sr. (Beatrice) De La Paz of Hereford, TX, and Rene (Andra) De La Paz of Raymondville; four daughters, Sylvia (Francisco, Jr.) Montez of Baytown, Irma (George) Anzaldua of Greeley, CO, Norma (Eduardo, Jr.) Handy of Corpus Christi, TX and Rebecca (Richard) Colchado of Raymondville. She is also survived by 27 grandchildren and 32 greatgrandchildren.

She is also survived by her parents, Alfredo (Maria S. Loya) Serrato; her two sons, Jesus and Gilberto De La Paz.

A rosary will be recited Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Duddlesten Chapel. Funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday, 10:30 a.m., February 14, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Burial will follow at the Raymondville Memorial Park Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Duddlesten Funeral Home.

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