She was born on Aug. 29, 1932, in Gonzales to Cosme and Guadalupe Ortiz Gonzales. She graduated from A.C. Jones High School and was a retired LVN.
Survivors include two sons, Lupe (Lena) Garcia Jr. and Ralph (Rebecca) Garcia, both of Beeville; two sisters, Ruby Kundra of California and Josie Gilson of Magnolia; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lupe N. Garcia, on Sept. 23, 2006, and her parents.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Monday at Treviño Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Burial followed at Beeville Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were Ben Sierra, Omar Martinez, Guadalupe Garcia III, Joe Albert Ramirez, Jesse Martinez and Mathew Holmes.