Norberta R. Salais
Norberta R. Salais age 91 of Kenedy died Dec. 9, 2011 . She was born June 6, 1920 to Cecilio & Epifaiana Trevino Rodriguez. She married Jesus “Pache” Salais and he died in June 1967. She left knowing how much she is loved and will be missed by her family and friends. She persevered through strength, courage and faith. She lived life to the fullest. She is also preceded in death by sister Dora Rodriguez, Brothers Merced Garza, Tomas Rodriguez, Ramon Rodriguez & Pedro Gonzales. Granddaughter JoAnn G. Rios,Great Great Grandson James Daniel, and son-in-laws Emilio Perez, & Porfirio Trevino. She is survived by her daughters Carrie and husband Jim Copeland of San Antonio, TX, Elodia and husband Beto Guzman of Kenedy, Janie Perez and her companion Marcelino Olivarez of Kenedy, & Sylvia Trevino of Houston. Sister, Virginia Villarreal of Amarillo, TX. 14 Grandchildren 36 Great & 23 Great Great grandchildren.
Rosary will be recited Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 at 7PM at the Eckols Chapel. Mass will be celebrated Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at 11:00 AM from Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dan, Roy, & Ray Salais, Jimmy, James , Johnny DeLa Garza.
Honorary Pallbearers will be her grandsons George Arriaga, Robert Castellon, Bert , Jaime, Ruben, Larry, and Robert Guzman, J.J. Perez, Chris, Orlando, and John Trevino.
Carrie, Elodia, Janie and Sylvia give special thanks to Sister Krystania and all of her care givers at John Paul II Nursing Home for all the love and special care our mother received in her six years at John Paul II Nursing Home from each one of them. God bless them and all caregivers thru out the world.
Eckols Funeral Home, Inc.