Lorenzo R. Valdez, 70, of Bay City, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at his residence.
Lorenzo was born in Bay City on October 27, 1942 to parents, John and Julia Rodriguez Valdez. He was a life long resident of Bay City and retired from the South Texas Nuclear Project where he worked in the tool shop.
Lorenzo was preceded in death by his parents; and by a son, Lorenzo Valdez, Jr.
He is survived by his daughters, Debbie Rodriguez and Katy Garay; son David Valdez; brothers, Jesse and John Valdez; half-brother, Guadalupe Valdez; and half-sisters, Mary Rose Cox and Corrina Cortez. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family received visitors on Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a rosary service recited at 6:30 p.m., at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City.
Mass was held Friday August 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Msgr. Gerry Cernoch officiating.
Interment followed at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.
Manuel Rodriguez, Markie Rodriguez, Anselmo Herrera, Johnny Quintanilla, Jesse Quintanilla, and Lorenzo Valdez, III served as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be shared with the family a firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bay City Tribune,
August 11, 2013
Virginia Vantrease, 85, passed away Sunday, May 12, in Edmond, Ok. after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, W. H. Vantrease.
She is survived by: two daughters, Sharon Bruce of Austin (formerly of Bay City); and Sandra (David) Mleko of Edmond, Ok., and one granddaughter, Christy Petray of Austin (formerly of Bay City).
Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 18, at the JA Funk Funeral Home in Malvern, Ark.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Alzheimer's Research, or help the caregiver of an Alzheimer's patient.
Sharon wishes to thank everyone who prayed for her Mom during her illness.
Bay City Tribune, May 19, 2013
Roger D. Venglar, 65, of Bay City passed away July 20, 2013. He was born December 18, 1947 in Freeport, TX to the late John D. Venglar and Janey Lee Cumby Venglar.
Roger loved his family and friends and was gifted with the ability to build or repair most anything.
Survivors include his wife, Tomasa Venglar of Bay City; daughter, Kristi Pottgieser and husband Robert of Florida; step-sons Ramon Perez and Carlos Saldana; sister, Teresa Venglar Orr & husband Darryl of Brazoria; half-sister, Patsy Thornton & husband Rodney; grandchildren Hannah Pottgieser, Josh Fitzgerald and wife Katie, Jordyn Wray and husband Jessie; and special nieces, Tabitha Orr and Bailey and Janey Orr.
The family received friends and relatives from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m, Tuesday at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Following his wishes, cremation followed.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net.
Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City. 979-245-4613.
Bay City Tribune,
July 24, 2013
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