Another angel has been called home.
Maria Elena Mendoza, of Luling, Texas, passed away on Oct. 19, 2013. She was born on July 21, 1949, to Jesus B. and Stella Gonzales.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Juan, Jesse and Manuel, and her beloved sister, Anna.
She is survived by two brothers, Joe D. (Eva) and Mike (Rosa); her children, Henry, Isreal, Rodney (Donna), Roger, Rene and Marissa, all of Luling; eight grandsons; three granddaughters; one great-grandson, and her life partner, Delfino Mendez.