She was born on Nov. 23, 1922, in Beeville, to the late Teodoro and Josefita Bazan Maldonado.
Survivors include her husband, Eliazar Contreras of Beeville; one daughter, Linda (Martin) C. Garza of Beeville; one step-daughter, Rosa Contreras of Houston; three sons, Joe R. (Margarita) Gomez of San Antonio; Ruben (Leticia) Gomez of Fort Worth and Antonio M. (Balentina) Gomez of Beeville; three stepsons, Frank Contreras of Tennessee, Juan Contreras of Rosenberg and Eliazar Contreras Jr. of Brownsville; one brother, Virgin Maldonado of San Antonio; one sister, Dora Alicia (Feliz) Ramirez of Houston; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Contreras was preceded in death by one son, Rodolfo “Rudy” Gomez.
A prayer service were held at 7 p.m. Sunday, at the Treviño Funeral Home. Funeral services were at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Treviño Funeral Home. Burial followed at Evangelico Cemetery.
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