Mr. Jose Mendoza, 83, of San Marcos, formerly of Luling died February 16, 2005 in San Marcos. Mr. Mendoza was born August 26, 1921 in Martindale to Jesus and Maria Telles Mendoza. He was united in marriage to Paula Pardo, who preceded him in death. Rosary was receited at 8:00 p.m. February 18 in the Chapel of the Eeds Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Fe
bruary 19 in the Chapel of the Eeds Funeral Home with Deacon William Long officiating. Interment followed in San Juan Cemetery in Prairie Lea. Serving as pallbearers were, Robert Tijerian, Gabriel Gutierrez, Enrique Mendoza, Victor Rodriguez, Francisco Diaz, and Sotero Ramirez. Mr. Mendoza is survived by his children, Manuel Mendoza of Austin, Angeita Tijerina and Henrietta Rodriguez both of San Marcos, and Cruz Mendoza of Chicago, Illinois. Grandchildren, Staff Sgt. Joseph A. Tijerina, Robert Tijerina, Victor Rodriguez and his wife, Valerie, Gabriel Gutierrez, and Margaret Ellen Mendoza. Great-grandchildren, Jermaine, Jodeci and Josiah Tijerina. Arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home.