Specialist Fourth Class Paul R. Lozano
U. S. Army

August 8, 1949 - May 13, 1968
Cedarvale Cemetery
Bay City, Matagorda County, Texas

Gold Star Mother
Elisia Rodriguez Lozano

 

Location on the
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Washington, D. C.

Panel 59E  Line 024


Paul R. Lozano Killed in Viet War Action

 

Army Spec. 4 Paul R. Lozano, 19, of Bay City was killed in hostile action in South Vietnam Monday the Defense Department announced today.

 

Lozano is the son of Joe Lozano of Bay City and the husband of Mrs. Rosa Cervantes Lozano of Angleton.

 

He was stationed at the 125th Signal Battalion Relay Station at Nui Ba Den, north of Saigon near the Cambodia border. He was killed by a shotgun blast at 10 p.m. Monday but no other details of the incident were available today.

 

Lozano had reported to Vietnam on June 20, 1967. He was due to return home in mid-June. He attended Bay City High School.

 

Lozano wrote in a letter recently that he was one of five men stationed at the relay station located on top of a mountain.

 

Funeral services are pending. Survivors include his wife and his father; two sisters, Mrs. David Barron of Wharton and Josephine Lozano of Bay City, and four brothers, Ruben Lozano, Pete Lozano, Raymond Lozano and Jesse Lozano, all of Bay City.

His death is the ninth Matagorda County death of the Vietnam war.

 

The Daily Tribune, May 16, 1968
 


Paul R. Lozano
Viet War Victim's Funeral Saturday

 

Funeral services for Army Spec. 4 Paul Rodriguez Lozano, 18, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Bay City. Lozano was killed May 13 in action while stationed at the 125th Signal Battalion Relay Station at Nui Ba Den, north of Saigon near the Cambodia border. He was killed by a shotgun in a fire fight with Viet Cong troops.

Lozano is the son of Joe Lozano of Bay City and the husband of Mrs. Rosa Cervantes Lozano of Angleton.

 

Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. Friday night at the Taylor Brothers Funeral Chapel. Father Richard Jeffery will officiate at the Funeral Mass, with burial to follow in Cedarvale Cemetery.

 

Lozano is survived by his wife; father; two sisters, Mrs. Inez Barron of Lane City and Josephine Lozano of Bay City; and four brothers, Ruben Lozano of Galveston, and Pete, Jessie and Raymond Lozano of Bay City.

 

The flag at the Matagorda County Courthouse will be flown at half staff today and Saturday in memory of Lozano

 

The Daily Tribune, May 31, 1968
 

 


Requiem Mass For Mrs. Elisia Lozano Held Here Today

Requiem mass for Mrs. Elisia Rodriguez Lozano, 35, 2017 12th Street, was held at 9 a.m. today at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church with the Rev. J. P. Shannon officiating followed by burial in Cedarvale Cemetery.

Mrs. Lozano died at her home on Saturday.

Rosary was said at Taylor Brothers Funeral chapel Saturday night.

Surviving are her husband, Joe Lozano; daughters, Inez and Josephine, sons, Paul, Rubin, Pete, Jesse, and Raymond, her mother, Mrs. Susie Rodriguez; two brothers, Pete Rodriguez and Lee Rodriguez, all of Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, April 24, 1961
 


LOZANO

Joe Lozano, 53, of Bay City died August 3, in Matagorda General Hospital. Survivors include: sons, Ruben, Pete and Jessie all of Bay City; daughters, Mrs. Inez Barron, Lane City and Mrs. Josephine Rodriguez of Bay City; brothers, Paul and Carmel Lozano of Bay City, and Ramon Ramirez of Markham; sisters, Ziola Lozano, Maria Louisa Rodriguez of Markham, Caelletana Guanajuato and Delores Perez of Bay City; nine grandchildren. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, V.F.W. Post 2438, American Legion, G. I. Forum, Knights of Columbus 1457506, International Federation of Amateur Softball Association, Southwest Baseball Umpires Association, an Usher of Our Lady of Guadalupe, an umpire for interfaith league. Lozano also coached and managed little league and worked with boy scout troops 999 and 226. Funeral service will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Monday August 4 at 4 p.m. with Father J. B. Shannon officiating. Interment will be held at Cedarvale Cemetery. Pallbearers are W. A. Robertson, Tony Buitron, Lucio Mejorado, Bert L. Head, Ellis Austin, Richard E. Jones and George Smith. Services under the direction of Dick R. Elkins Bay City Funeral Home.

The Daily Tribune, August 4, 1975
 

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