ODESSA Matilde Morquecho Oropeza, age 84, passed from this life on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Odessa. |
She was born in Karnes City, Texas, on February 24, 1930.
She was the daughter of Prudencio Morquecho and Apolonia Carmona.
She was a homemaker.
Matilde is survived by two sons, Armando M. Oropeza and wife Veronica Flores and Angel M. Oropeza and wife Maryanne Gonzalez; one sister, Narcissa M. Gallardo; six grandchildren, David A. Oropeza, Lidia R. Oropeza, Armando T. Oropeza III, Crystal Reneteria, Tasha Oropeza and Shaunelle Oropeza; five great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Armando J. Oropeza Sr.; a son, David M. Oropeza; three sisters, Lucia Morquecho, Guadalupe Morin and Estefana Rodriquez; and one brother, Ramon Morquecho.
Rosary will be held at 7 pm Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors, 4635 Oakwood Dr. in Odessa. Mass will be 10 am Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 907 S. Dixie, Odessa, Texas, with Father Hatch
officiating. Interment will follow at Ector County Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Eric Renteria, Josh Neri, David Barrios, Robert Granado, Anthony Hernandez and Mark Mendoza.
Services entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
Published in Odessa American on Apr. 15, 2014