Olga S. Lozano

Olga S. Lozano, 72, of Uvalde died on Feb. 11, 2017, at her residence in Uvalde. A rosary was recited yesterday, and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on June 2, 1944, in La Pryor to Herlinda (Roman) and Roman T. Salazar. The family says she was an adoring daughter who assisted her family until her marriage.

She married Manuel Z. Lozano on Feb. 26, 1970, in Uvalde.

The family says after dedicating much of her life to her four children, she earned her GED. She then attended Southwest Texas Junior College where she was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society and received an Associate of Arts degree with honors, all the while coping with cancer. She was a cancer survivor for 22 years.

The family says she was a wonderful, strong woman who can never be replaced; and that she will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her.

Lozano is survived by her husband of 46 years, of Uvalde; three daughters, Velma Lisa Duran and husband, Eufemio Jr., of San Antonio, and Irma Linda Garcia and husband, Joey, and Marissa Lozano, all of Uvalde; one son, Marcos Manuel Lozano and fiancée, Lisa Marie Micheletti of San Antonio; two sisters, Martha Garcia and Maria Nevarez, both of Uvalde; one brother, Roman Salazar and wife, Dolores, of Uvalde; and eight grandchildren, Tres Duran, Estevan Mateo Duran, Cristian Antonio Garcia, Jose Alejandro Garcia, Lyliana Analyse Garcia, Alysandra Celeste Garcia, Christopher Andrew Cordova and Juliana Christine Lozano.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Irma Salazar.

Pallbearers will be Marcus Manuel Lozano, Christopher Andrew Cordova, Tres Duran, Estevan Mateo Duran, Cristian Antonio Garcia, Jose Alejandro Garcia, Eufemio Duran, Jr. and Joey Antonio Garcia.

RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM

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