Susie C. Velasquez
Mrs. Susie C. Velasquez, 97, of Lockhart, was called to heaven on Thursday, Feb. 10. Prayer service was at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13 also at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Burial followed in Woodmen of the World Cemetery.
Mrs. Velasquez was preceded in death by her husband, Salvador Velasquez; children
, Sam Velasquez, Dennis Velasquez, Antonio Velasquez, Angelita Partida, Sara Aranda and Carmen Perez.
She is survived by her daughters, Minnie Vasquez and husband Anselmo of Lockhart; Mary Davis of San Marcos; Esther Gallagher of San Antonio, Paula Barrera and husband Ernesto of San Antonio; sons, Fred Velasquez and wife Sophia of Austin; Ernest Velasquez of San Antonio; Gilbert Velasquez of Lockhart; Carlos Velasquez and wife Mary of Houston; Lee Velasquez and wife Celia of San Marcos; and Arthur Velasquez of Lockhart; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Tomas Vasquez, Anselmo Vasquez, Jr., Salvador Vasquez, Gilbert “Butch” Velasquez, Geddy-Lee Baltierra, Thomas Anthony Vasquez, David Ybarra, Hanky Ybarra and Rocky Velasquez.
Honorary pallbearers are Jesse Baltierra, Jay-Alan Baltierra and Karen Renee Espinoza.
Services under the direction of Samuel J. DeLeon and Son/DeLeon Funeral Home