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Funeral services for Laura Cortez Rodriguez, 64,  of Monaville formerly of East Bernard were held on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003 at 10 a.m. from CrossRoad Assembly of God Church in East Bernard with Pastor George Kutach officiating. Burial was in the Czech National Cemetery in East Bernard.

Serving as pallbearers were Thomas Cortez, John Cortez, Jr., John Cortez III, George Molina, Greg Molina and honorary pallbearer Tony Molina Jr.

Laura was born in Flatonia, Texas to parents Isabel and Victoria Melchor.

She was raised in the Flatonia and East Bernard areas and attended school there. Her love for others and their well being was evident in her choice of occupation of Nurse Aide at a local nursing home. She was a member of CrossRoad Assembly of God Church in East Bernard.

Laura Cortez Rodriguez died on Friday, Nov. 6, 2003 in Monaville, Texas.

She is survived by her parents Isabel and Victoria Melchor, daughters Linda Kutch and husband George of East Bernard, Gloria Cortex of East Bernard, sons John Cortez Jr. of Covington Georgia and Thomas Cortez of Eagle Lake, sisters Lucy Molina and husband George of Waller, Alice Hernandez and husband Felix of East Bernard and Dora Molina and husband Tony of Rosenberg, brother Martin Melchor of Lissis, grandchildren Rebecca Munoz and John Cortez III, and great grandchildren Isacc Munoz and Hannah Munoz.

She was preceded in death by her grandson Joshua Cortez.

Funeral services are under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapel, Wallis, Texas.

Posted by Joy Neely

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