Ramon “Bear” Gauna Jr.
Ramon “Bear” Gauna Jr., age 55, of Karnes City, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011 in Karnes City. He was born to Ramon Gauna Sr. and Eulalia Diaz Gauna on December 25, 1955 in Karnes City. He married Mary Mendoza on April 28, 1990 at St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Karnes City. He was a Welder and a Truck Driver and worked as the Foreman at Southwind Ranch. He was a member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church. Mr. Gauna is survived by his wife Mary Mendoza Gauna of Karnes City, his mother Eulalia Diaz Gauna of Karnes City, his son Ramon Gauna III of Altoona, Iowa, his step-sons Oscar Gonzales Jr. and his wife Michelle of Karnes City and Eloy Gonzales of Karnes City, his sisters Mary Ann Martinez and her husband Rosendo of Karnes City, Irene Cantu and her husband Rudy of Karnes City, Alma Gauna of Austin, Sylvia Garcia and her husband Gilbert of Elgin, Liz Gauna of Port Isabel, and Rosie Turner of Brownsville, and his aunt Genoveva Gauna of Karnes City. He is also survived by four grandchildren and six step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father Ramon Gauna Sr. A Rosary was recited at 7 PM, Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel in Karnes City. A Mass was celebrated at 10 AM, June 13, 2011, at St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Karnes City. Father Stanislaw Marciniak officiated. Interment was in the New Bremen Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers were Rene Perales, Margarito Perales, Victor Diaz, Ismael Garcia, Mario Segura, and Estevan Martinez. Services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, Karnes City, 830-780-3334. You are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com