Mrs. Muniz was born June 11, 1937, in Beeville, to Juan and Albina (Fernandez) Gutierrez. She married Ysaias Muniz in Three Rivers on Jan. 19, 1957, and was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Three Rivers and the Catholic Daughters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; four brothers; a son, Samuel Muniz; and a grandson, Chris Gomez.
Survivors include her husband, Ysaias Muniz of Three Rivers; four sons, Ysaias Muniz Jr., Roberto Muniz and Joe (Donna) Muniz, all of Three Rivers, and Michael (Leticia) Muniz of George West; three daughters, Eloisa (Tomas) Gomez of Three Rivers, Paula (Sam) Cantu of Corpus Christi and Alvina (Mike) DeLeon of San Antonio; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Piedad Ponce of San Antonio.
Visitation was held Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Galloway & Sons Chapel in Three Rivers. A rosary as recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Ryszard Zielinski officiating. Burial followed in the Three Rivers Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Tomas Gomez, Michael DeLeon, Sam Cantu, Ysaias Muniz Jr., Joe Muniz and Michael Muniz.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home, Three Rivers