Desifredo “Desi” Baldez Cortines, 59, of Refugio died Saturday, March 28, 2009.
He was born Sept. 25, 1949, in Goliad to Adolfo and Manuela Baldez Cortinas.
He is preceded in death by his father; one sister, Viola Cortinas and his life partner, Ann Gonzales.
Survivors include his mother; one sister, Darcy Vera and husband Ismael; one son, Adrian Gonzales; and two granddaughters, Alexis and Taylor Gonzales.
The family received visitors from 5-8 p.m. Monday, March 30. A rosary was recited at 7 at Colonial Funeral Home of Goliad.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 31 at Immaculate Conception Church in Goliad, Father Ralph Baidoo officiated.
Burial was in LaBahia Cemetery.