2008-12-10 / Obituaries


Raquel Bedolla, 65, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen.

She is survived by her husband, Edward Free of Raymondville; one son, Urbano Bedolla of San Diego, CA; one daughter, Estefana Lea (Hector) Gonzalez of Henderson, KY; grandson; two brothers, Luciano (Isabel) Gonzales and Leopoldo (Lupita) Gonzales all of Raymondville; sister-in-laws, Dolores Gonzales of Garland, TX, Juanita Gonzales and Linda Pines, both of Raymondville; in-laws, Major and Theola Free of Raymondville; stepchildren, Patricia Free of Colorado and Edward Free, Jr. of Waco, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Estefana and Urbano Gonzales, Sr., brothers, Merced, Urbano, Jr., Salvador, Daniel and Samuel Gonzales.

Prayer service was held Friday at Duddlesten Chapel. Funeral service was held Saturday at Duddlesten Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Raymondville Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Cipriano Gonzales, Ricky Gonzales, Eddie Gonzales, Daniel Gonzales, Jr., Jorge Gonzalez, Kevin Pines, Brandon Pines, Clay Stephenson, Charlie Gonzales and Rolando Rivera. Honorary pallbearer was her grandson, Hector Kavan Gonzalez.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Duddlesten Funeral Home in Raymondville.

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