Romana P. Olvera, 89, of Uvalde died on Nov. 13, 2016, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Feb. 28, 1927, in Carrizo Springs to Isabel (Perez) and Marcial Olvera. She is survived by two daughters, Lucy Kovacs and husband, J.C., of Sun City, Arizona, and Patty Stafford and husband, Randy, of Nederland; two sons, Homer Ledesma of Uvalde, and Librado Ledesma of Carrizo Springs; two sisters, Angie Rodriguez of Hoffman, Illinois, and Elida Martinez of Cornelius, Oregon; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; and five sisters. Cremation was under the direction of Rushing-Estes- Knowles Mortuary.
Odilia Flores Cruz, 67, of Houston, formerly of Uvalde, died on Nov. 16, 2016, in Houston. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes- Knowles Mortuary. A vigil will be held tomorrow at 7 p.m., also at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. She was born on Jan. 21, 1949, in Uvalde to Petra (Alvarado) and Santos Flores Jr. She is survived by three daughters, Lisa A.
Laura Jean Foster Welch, 60, of Uvalde died on Nov. 11, 2016, at her residence. A viewing will be held today from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Rushing-Estes Knowles Mortuary. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary followed at 2 p.m. by interment at Vance Cemetery. She was born on Oct. 16, 1956, in Bossier City, Louisiana to Wanda Jean (Smith) and Robert Harrison Foster. She married Fred Welch on Oct. 27, 1981, in Houston. She is survived by her husband, of Uvalde; one daughter, Jennifer Mosqueda and husband, John, of Uvalde; three sons, Daniel Jones and wife, Amber, of Lake Jackson, Freddy Welch Jr.
Alberto Vega, 84, of Alpine died on Nov. 9, 2016, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oct. 3, 1932, in Terlingua to Luciana (Granado) and Thomas Vega. The family says Vega was a veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Lupe Vega of Alpine; two daughters, Rose Bryant and husband, Pete, of Midland, and Cynthia Holley and husband, Butch, of Uvalde; one son, Henry Vega and wife, Clara, of Alpine; one sister, Herminia Covarrubias and husband, Joe, of Alpine; five brothers, Thomas Vega and wife, Teresa, Romulo Vega, Palemon Vega and wife, Felicita, and Jose Luis Vega and wife, Barbara, all of Alpine, and Chuy Vega of Grand Falls; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Corina Muniz. A memorial service is planned at a later date in Alpine.
Santos Treviño, 93, of Uvalde died on Nov. 14, 2016, at her residence. A rosary will be recited on Saturday and again on Sunday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Noel Scott, 82, of Uvalde died on Nov. 14, 2016, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Nazeer Rahaman, 64, of Uvalde died on Nov. 12, 2016, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 420 Ham Lane in Uvalde, followed by interment at Knippa Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Hume Cofer, 93, of Austin died on Nov. 13, 2016, in Austin. A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m at University United Methodist Church, 2409 Guadalupe, Austin, TX, 78705. Parking is available at Allright Parking at 25th and Guadalupe, across the street from the church, and will be complimentary for those attending the services. He was born on July 19, 1923, in Austin to George (Hume) and John D.
Nema Jean Brunnemann, 80, of Buda, formerly of Uvalde, died on Nov. 14, 2016, in Buda. A celebration of life service is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at 4 p.m. at the Harrell Funeral Home, located at 1715 Kirby Lane in Kyle. The Rev. Mark Porterfield will officiate. She was born on April 23, 1936, in Black Rock, Arkansas, to Ollie and Ernest Lawson. The family says Brunnemann attended First Methodist Church of Uvalde, and was a successful real estate broker in the Uvalde area for over 40 years. According to the family, she devoted her life to family and nurturing numerous animals; her mission in life was to take care of every animal she possibly could, which was what made her happy. The family says she will be remembered by many for her caring attitude and unconditional love. The family says she loved the outdoors and spending time around rivers in Uvalde, exploring and finding rocks and plants to place around the house. She was preceded in death by her parents.