Catarino Renteria

Catarino Renteria LUBBOCK- Catarino Renteria, 84 passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Covenant Medical Center. Services for Mr. Renteria will be 2 p.m. Friday, November 23, 2012 at Templo Iglesia Bautista with Abdon Oropeza officiating. Burial will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. Catarino was born August 6, 1928 in Santa Rosa, Texas to Catarino and Francisca Renteria. He served 14 years in the Army and was the founder of the First Spanish Nazarene Church in Lubbock. He also served as Pastor for Jerusalem Baptist Church in Lorenzo for over ten years. He married Eloise Ortiz on June 4, 1995 in Lubbock. He is survived by his wife, Eloise Renteria of Lubbock; two sons, Robert Renteria of Lubbock, Raymond Renteria of Tulia; two daughters, Lilly Saldana of San Antonio and Rita Huerta of Levelland; and eleven grandchildren.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Nov. 22, 2012