Margarita V. Ruiz

Margarita V. Ruiz, 85, of Batesville died on May 12, 2017, at her residence. She was born on Dec. 3, 1931, in Los Pajaros to Josefa (Torres) and Rodolfo Vasquez. Ruiz is survived by four daughters, Susana R. Vasquez of Batesville, Rosa Kuntz and husband Chris, of Manteca, California, and Elena R. Temores, and Enedina Cruz and husband, Emilio, all of Uvalde; three sons, Manuel Ruiz Jr. and wife, Michelle, of San Antonio, Carlos Ruiz of Batesville and Ruben Ruiz and wife, Maria, of Abilene; six sisters, Minerva Orozco and Gregoria Garcia, both of Chicago, Illinois, Hermelinda Jimenez of Kerrville, and Maria Jovita Negrete, Maria Antonia Garcia and Genoveva Cruz, all of Batesville; two brothers, Rodolfo Vasquez of Batesville and Armando Vasquez of Chicago; 27 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three greatgreat- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Ruiz; one daughter, Margarita Ruiz; parents; one sister, Odilia Sanchez; two brothers, Anacleto Vasquez and Mauricio Vasquez; and one grandson, Rogelio Medrano Jr. A rosary was recited on on Saturday and and again on Sunday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A mass of resurrection was held on Monday at 2 p.m. at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Batesville, followed by interment at Batesville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mario Vasquez Jr., Marcos Vasquez, Moises Vasquez, Alex Temores, Carlos S. Ruiz and Manuel Carlos Ruiz.


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