Josefa Vela Salazar, 87, of Cuero entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. She was born on March 19, 1930 in Yorktown, Texas to the late Julio and Juanita Vela.
She is survived by the love of her life Gregorio Salazar and was united in marriage on Jan. 6, 1955, and this union was blessed with nine children.
Her beautiful life will forever be cherished by her children; Rodolfo Salazar, Gregorio Jr (Virginia), Daniel (Raquel), Diana, Rebecca (Raymond), Jaime (Blanca) Armando (Graciela), Blanca (Carlton), Linda (Kent), Reyes, Margarita, Robert, Julio, Rudy and Antonio; 34 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and her sisters Alicia and Manuela.
The visitation will be held Sunday, March 4 at Freund Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. with the Rosary being prayed at 6:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held Monday, March 5, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe with Father Jasper Liggio officiating.
Pallbearers will include Rodolfo Salazar Jr., Gregorio Salazar Jr., Daniel Salazar Jr. Mario Saenz, Raymond Rocha Jr. and Matthew Salazar.
Honorary Pallbearers are the grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Texas.
You may sign the guest book or leave words of encouragement at www.freundfuneralhome.com.
Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.