Mrs. Garcia was born Dec. 3, 1927, in Detroit, Mich., to Pedro and Eufemia Diaz Cabrera. She married Tomas Garcia on March 15, 1960, in Corpus Christi.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband on Feb. 16, 2001.
Survivors include one daughter, Victoria Rivers of San Antonio; three sons, Carlos C. (Dalia) Saenz and David (Lilly) Garcia both of Houston, and Ricardo (Lisa) Garcia of New Braunfels; nine grandchildren, Marco Rivers, Carlos Saenz Jr., Aaron Saenz, Crystal Perez, Amber Jankowski, Sandra Rivers, Ralph Rivers, Natalie Pawelek and Larisa Garcia; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel with a prayer service at 7 o’clock that evening.
The funeral service was conducted there at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, with Rev. David Silva officiating. Interment followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Kyle Jankowski, Joe Perez, Marco Rivers, Ralph Rivers, Jonathan Billman and Craig Billman.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel