Isabel L. "Chavela" Perez(1928 - 2018)

SAN DIEGO - Isabel L. "Chavela" Perez, 89, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in a Alice hospital after a short illness. She was born in Bruni, Texas on December 19, 1928 to her parents, Jose and San Juana Lopez. She was an active member of St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church and served as a Catholic Daughter. She retired from San Diego ISD after 30 years of employment with the school cafeteria as a cook. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and watching her grandchildren participate in sports events. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt who will be sadly missed by all her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lorenzo B. Perez Sr.; her parents; one sister, Cleotilde Campos; two brothers, Rogelio Lopez and Jose Manuel Lopez.

Chavela is survived by three daughters, Anita "Anna" (Ricardo) Diaz, Norma P.G. and Belinda P. Hernandez all of San Diego, Texas; three sons, Martin Eli Perez, Lorenzo (Roxanne) Perez and Arnoldo Perez all of San Diego, Texas; 16 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas with a Rosary to be held at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 24, 2018 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church in San Diego, Texas. Interment will follow at the San Diego Cemetery in San Diego, Texas

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Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home, San Diego, Texas 361-279-3311.

Funeral Home

Garza Funeral Home - San Diego
4571 S. F.M. 1329 San Diego, TX 78384
(361) 279-3311

Published in Alice Echo News-Journal from Aug. 22 to Aug. 29, 2018