Mrs. Botello was born July 16, 1930, in Beeville, to Jose and Flora Guerrero Yzaguirre. She was a retired laundromat attendant.
She was preceded in death by her father; her husband, Camillo Botello; a daughter, Miroslaba Elsa Gomez; and two sons, Pablo Botello and Joe A. Botello.
Survivors include her mother, Flora Yzaguirre of Beeville; four sons, Antonio (Karen) Sepeda of Illinois, Rev. Camillo Botello, MSF of New Braunfels, Nieves (Esther) Botello of Beeville and Gilbert (Sandra) Botello of Corpus Christi; two daughters, Mary Jane Botello of Beeville and Sylvia Ann Botello of New Mexico; two brothers, Heraclio (Celia) Yzaguirre of Beeville and Joe (Liz) Yzaguirre of San Marcos; three sisters, Adela Aleman, Angie (Danny) Del Bosque and Anita (David) Ybanez, all of Beeville; 14 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Thursday, May 16, from 2 to 9 p.m. at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Friday, May 17, at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church with Father Camillo Botello officiating. Interment followed at Evangelico Cemetery.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel