Matagorda County Obituaries
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Lorenzo R. Valdez
October 27, 1942 – August 7, 2013

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 tbfh@swbell.net.

Bay City Tribune, August 11, 2013
 


Ervin L. Valigura - Roselawn Memorial Park - Courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


Frank L. Valigura & Leddie Agnes Valigura - Roselawn Memorial Park - Courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


Frank M. Valigura & Wilma A. Valigura - Roselawn Memorial Park - Courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


W. M. "Bill" Valigura & Martha L. Valigura - Roselawn Memorial Park - Courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 



 
Esther Vandiver

Dau of
W. H. & Nettie Vandiver

Born
Jul. 11, 1892
Died
Aug. 11, 1904

Cedarvale Cemetery

Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham


Virginia Vantrease
March 20, 1928 –May 12, 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
 

Arnulfo Vargas Sr.

Ofelia R. Vargas

 

 Roselawn Memorial Park

Courtesy of Faye Cunningham



 

 

 


Andrew Victor Vasek
February 9, 1993 – September 15, 2014

Andrew Victor Vasek was born on February 9, 1993, and left this world on September 15, 2014. Andrew was a bright ray of sunshine that could light up a room with his smile. He touched many lives the short time he was in this world and he will be missed by all that knew him.

As a small child, Andrew loved to go fishing and crabbing with his Mamaw. He loved all sports and played little baseball, basketball and soccer. While in Junior High, he began playing football and found his true passion. He played defensive tackle for the Black Cats and was named to the all district and all county teams, both his junior and senior year. He was a member of the Wadsworth 4-H from third grade through his senior year in high school and raised rabbits for the Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Show.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Steve Vasek and Leona Clemmons, and Alvin and Violet Smith.

Andrew leaves behind to cherish his memory, his parents, Charles and Nancy Vasek; brother, Brad Vasek; sister, Megan Cerceo and brother-in-law, Joe Cerceo. Other family members include aunts, Shirley Bokorney (Joe), Betty Davis (Jeff), Valerie Hardy (Marty), Suzanne Talasek, and Linda Fuqua; uncles, Steve Vasek (Lisa) and Chris Vasek (Sheryl); cousins, Bo Bokorney, Tell Bokorney, Steven Vasek (Lindsey), Kristie Vasek, Shelby Baker (Blake), Taylor Vasek, Justin Hardy, Jared Hardy, Brandy Hicks (Russell), Tara Simons, Christopher Talasek, Summer Fuqua, Cisco Fuqua, Avery Fuqua and Reason Fuqua; nieces, Morgan and Ryleigh Cerceo; and nephew, Kayden Cerceo. There are also numerous other relatives and friends that will miss his bright smile and beautiful eyes.

A memorial service was held on Friday, September 19, 2014 at First Christ Episcopal Church in Matagorda.

Anyone wishing to make a donation in Andrew’s honor is asked to send it to Christ Episcopal Church, 175th Anniversary Fund, P.O. Box 673, Matagorda, TX 77457.

Bay City Tribune, September 21 2014
 


Pauline Vaughn - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


Mary Ludecke Venghaus - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


Roger D. Venglar
December 18, 1947 – July 20, 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
 


Kerri Ann Verbeck - Roselawn Memorial Park - Courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Floyd Allen Vest & Anna T. Vest - Roselawn Memorial Park - Courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Joel Waverly Vest & Elizabeth B. Vest - Roselawn Memorial Park - Courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Edward Voitle & Lizzie Voitle - Roselawn Memorial Park - Courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Lucille A. Vollmering - Roselawn Memorial Park - Courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Annie Vonweg - Matagorda Cemetery - Photo courtesy of G. W. Franzen

 

May Vonweg - Matagorda Cemetery - Photo courtesy of G. W. Franzen

 

William Vonweg - Matagorda Cemetery - Photo courtesy of G. W. Franzen

 

 

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Created
Mar. 30, 2013
Updated
Mar. 30, 2013
 

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