He is survived by his wife, Minerva Zaiontz; daughters, Teresa Zaiontz , Elizabeth Zaiontz, Pauline Zaiontz all of San Antonio, TX; son, Joe Zaiontz of Kenedy, TX; sisters, Carmen Hernandez of Kenedy, TX, Bridget Ramos of Kenedy, TX, Maria Eastburn of Houston, TX, and Margarita Merino, Josephina Merino, Lupe Merino all of Mexico.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Burial followed at Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Eckols Funeral Home, Kenedy, 830-583-2533.