Socorro Marquez

Mrs.Socorro Marquez loving mother and grandmother, passed away to eternal heaven on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the age of 85 in San Antonio,TX. Mrs. Marquez born in Mexico on 06/27/28 and moved to Wisconsin in 1968. She retired from University of Wisconsin, Madison workforce , and moved to San Antonio in 1990. She was a devout member of San Fernando parish and choir and was an active member of the Commanders Club, the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center and La Casita. In her later years attended Our Lady of Sorrow Church.

She is survived by her children Edmundo (Kathleen), Prairie du Sac, WI, Marcial (Rosanne), Wyocena, WI, Ely (James) Bailey, Converse, TX, Ruben ( Mina), Madison, WI, Martin of Merced, CA. Twelve Grandchildren and Fourteen Great Grandchildren and her long time companion Emilio Becerra. Her siblings Javier Valenzuela, Carmela Duenez, Magdalena (Gilberto) Chavez, Rene (Teresa) Valenzuela and many nieces ad nephews also her beloved Guera, her cat.

Socorro was preceded in death by her mother Marternidad Marquez-Marquez, her children Mario Marquez and Martin E. Marquez.

Memorial mass will be held on Monday January 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 3107 N. Saint Mary's St. San Antonio, followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, please make your donations to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

A funeral service will be held in Madison, WI, at a later date.

Published in Express-News on Jan. 12, 2014