Mr. De Los Santos was born Nov. 17, 1933, in Runge to Josefina Rios and Espirion De Los Santos. He married Dominga Rodriguez in Charco on June 27, 1957, and was a retired custodian at Trinity University in San Antonio. He was a Catholic.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Espirion and Josefina De Los Sanots, three brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Dominga De Los Santos of Beeville; two sons, Ronnie (Lucy) De Los Santos and Rudy De Los Santos, both of San Antonio; two daughters, Rebecca De Los Santos of California and Ruby (Willie) Ramirez of Beeville; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Friday, Aug. 26, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Angelus Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
A graveside service was conducted Saturday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m. in the Runge Cemetery with Father Lukose Thirunelliparambil officiating. Musical selections were provided by Fernando Cisneros and included “Un Dia La Vez.”
Pallbearers were Willie Ramirez, Jamie Flores Jr., Jose Francisco Flores, Ronnie De Los Santos Jr, Roger DeLuna III and Joe Eric De Los Santos.
Angelus Funeral Home