Hortencia H. "Tencha" Valadez

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Hortencia H. Tencha Valadez LUBBOCK-Rosary for Hortencia H. Tencha Valadez, 89, will be today at 7 p.m. in Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday July 11, 2014, at 1 p.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Monsignor Jim O'Connor officiating. Burial will be in the City of Lubbock Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. Hortencia passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Covenant Medical Center. She was born on Oct. 23, 1924, in Poteet, Texas, to the late Pascual and Fedencia Hernandez. She married Natividad Villarreal; he preceded her in death. She married Margarito Valadez on Feb. 25, 1978, in Lubbock. She moved to Lubbock in 1970 from Mathis. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, where she was active as a Guadalupana, Legion of Mary, and was a Cursillista. She was preceded in death by her son, Ismael Villarreal, on May 22, 2010; and three brothers, Pedro Hernandez, Manuel Hernandez, and Raul Hernandez. She is survived by one son, Ray Villarreal and wife Sylvia of Lubbock; one daughter, Mary Hernandez and husband Ennis of Lubbock; one sister, Esperanza H. Gomez of Lubbock; nine grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.


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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 10, 2014