Maria was born July 31, 1933 in Calavares to Indelecio Romero and Guadalupe Gonzales. She was a member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church, Karnes City.
Survivors include her children, Joe Romero of San Antonio, Moses Andrada of Karnes City, Fred Andrada of Karnes City, Facundo Muniz of Karnes City, Andrea Gonzales of Karnes City, Severo Muniz of Karnes City, Mario Muniz of Runge, Lupita Muniz of Belton, Mary Ellen Alcantar of Belton, Rosalie Muniz Guevara of Bryan, Jimmy Muniz of Corpus Christi, JC Contreras, Rose M. Gutierrez, Victoria Contreras and Emily Segura.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Facundo Muniz; son, Jose Luis Muniz; and daughters, Santos Andrada, Mary Ellen Andrada and Virginia Gonzales.
Visitation began at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 11 at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel in Karnes City with a rosary recited at 7 p.m.
A graveside service was held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Karnes City Latin Cemetery.
Pallbearers were JC Contreras, Severo Muniz, Mario Muniz, Fred Andrada, Facundo Muniz, and Jesse Gonzales. Honorary pallbearers were Maximus and Xavier Contreras. Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.