She was born Jan. 31, 1923 in Runge to Jose Vasquez Del Prado and Leonor Escobedo Del Prado. She worked in a nursing home and was a lifelong member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Runge.
Survivors include her daughters Hilda E. Schryver and husband Timothy, Gloria A. Sanchez and husband Jose, and Linda Landin and husband Alex; sons, Leonardo Tamez and wife Irene and Fermin Tamez and wife Margie; brother, Joe Del Prado; sister, Juanita Salinas; twelve grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband Leonardo Tamez; sisters, Manuela Madrigal, and Olivia Del Prado; and brother Mario Del Prado.
A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 at Rhodes Chapel, Runge. A Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Runge. Interment followed in the Runge Latin Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Severo Salas, Leon Tamez, Joseph Tamez, Brandon Landin, Matthew Tamez, and Robbie Lane Schryver. Honorary pallbearers were Jose Luis Sanchez III, Fernando Rios III, Kristopher Landin, and Rene Hernandez. Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home where the online guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.