Matias N. Ramirez SHINER- Matias N. Ramirez, of Shiner, Texas, age 62, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013. He was born in Sanderson, Texas on Sept. 13, 1950. Matias was a beloved father, who loved the outdoors, fishing, listening to music, and working on vintage automobiles. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a Veteran of the Vietnam War. Matias was preceded in death by his father, Jesus Ramirez; brothers; and a sister. He is survived by his daughter, Lydia M. Ramirez; son, Jose Ramirez; granddaughter, Angelica Ramirez of San Antonio; mother, Herlinda Ramirez; sister, Elvia Marquez of Hereford; mother of his children, Patsy Ramirez of San Antonio; and numerous other relatives. Visitation will be at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2013 at Porter Loring, 1101 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, with the Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3303 Urban Crest Dr., San Antonio. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.porterloring.com. Arrangements are with Porter Loring, 1101 McCullough, San Antonio, Texas, (210)227-8221.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Mar. 24, 2013