Mrs. Saenz was born July 27, 1932, in Bee County to Lucinda (Gutierrez) and Arnulfo Gomez Sr. She married Andres G. Saenz in Beeville on June 16, 1951, and was a homemaker and a member of St. James Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arnulfo Sr. and Lucinda Gomez; her husband, Andres Saenz, in 2008; two brothers, Jose Gomez and Adolfo Gomez; and three grandchildren, Leeroy Gonzalez and the Salazar twins.
Survivors include four daughters, Feliz (Jesus Serna) Saenz, Nelda (Dionsio Orozco) Saenz, Biolanda (Guillermo) Salazar and Mary Saenz, all of Beeville; two sons, Danny (Elvia) Saenz and Alverico (Ruby) Saenz Sr., both of Beeville; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Hortencia Perez of Rockport, Anita (Jose) Garcia of Tynan and Maria G. Calderon of Beeville; three brothers, Arnulfo (Susie) Gomez, Espirio (Juanita) Gomez and Juan Gomez, all of Beeville; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.
Visitation was held Monday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Angelus Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock. A graveside service was conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at San Pedro Cemetery in Clareville with Father Balaswamy Pasala officiating.
Pallbearers were Alverico Saenz Jr., Armando Gonzalez Jr., Joe P. Gonzalez, James Vasquez, Julio Vasquez and Michael Vasquez.
Honorary pallbearers were Al Brandon Saenz, Edward Longoria, Andrew Vasquez, Luis Vasquez Jr., Bengelica Gomez, Daniel Maldonado, Joe Gomez Jr. and Jamie Lee Gonzalez.
Angelus Funeral Home