MISSION – Hortencia S. “Tenchita” Garza, 80, went to be with the Lord on October 31, 2017, at her residence in Mission. She will always be remembered for her love of caring for her family, always ready to cook them a meal. She enjoyed working in her yard, and love of nature. Tenchita enjoyed ceramics. She was very involved in her church, Primera Iglesia Apostolica in Mission.
She was preceded in death by her husband Rodolfo Garza; parents Emilio and Toriba Saavedra; siblings Noelio Saavedra and Panchita De La Torre.
Tenchita is survived by her daughters; Rebecca (Esteban) Marquez, Yolanda (Ricardo) Balderas, Ms. Araceli Guerra, Ms. Elda Garza, Hortencia (Martin Armando) Veliz, Sonia (Julian) Leal, Alejandra (Horacio Jr.) Guerrero, 27 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren, her brothers; Jose, Federico, Juan and Emilio Saavedra, and sisters; Lucila Mendez and Olga Castanon.
Visitation will be today, Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 1-9pm with a 7pm prayer service. A funeral will be held tomorrow, Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10:00 am at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mission. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Services are under the directions of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.