Olivia Roque

Olivia Roque, 73, of Uvalde died on March 25, 2014, at her residence. A funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. She was born on July 5, 1940, in Palau, Coahuila, Mexico to Albeza Reyes Maltos and Adrian Maltos. She married Fidencio Roque in Mexico on Feb. 2, 1958. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, resident of Uvalde; three daughters, Laura Garcia and Olivia Treviño and husband, Joe, all of Uvalde, and Maria Rubio and husband, Juan, of Colorado City; four sons, Fidencio Roque Jr. and wife, Sylvia, Jorge Roque and wife, Ofelia, all of Uvalde, Ray Roque and Hector Roque, both of Sioux City, Iowa; three sisters, Nora Soto of Zacatecas, Mexico, Martha Maltos of Eagle Pass and Marisela Hernandez of Palau, Coahuila, Mexico; one brother, Arnoldo Maltos of Eagle Pass; 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Rojelio Maltos; one daughter, Albeza Roque; one grandson, Eduardo Luis Vergara; and one granddaughter, Vanessa Lerma. A rosary was recited on Tuesday and a vigil was held yesterday at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
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