Francisco “Kiko” Ramirez, Sr., 88 of Lockhart, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct.13, 2011, surrounded by his loving family.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Elena, and his daughter, Irene.
He is survived by his sister Delores Hernandez; children: Frank Ramirez, Jr. (Gloria), Gloria Salazar (Ralph), Mary Agnes Resendez (Rudy), Richard Ramirez (Jackie), Delfina Lozano (Roy), Vivian Ramirez, Andrew Ramirez (Katy), and Felix Ramirez (Tammie); 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct.16, 2011, at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Lockhart, Texas. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Serving as Pall Bearers were his grandsons, Jeff Ramirez, Armand Ramirez, Xavier Resendez, Ralph Salazar, Jr., and Javier Ramirez, and family friend Mark Velez.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Salman Aly, and the nurses and staff of Parkview Nursing and Rehab. The family would also like to extend a special gratitude to the River City Hospice Staff, Al, Angel and Robert.
Services were under the direction of Samuel J. DeLeon and Son/DeLeon Funeral Home 110 Cedar St. Lockhart, Texas 78644.