Erasmo Paredez Jimenez, 66, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2010.

He was born on Aug. 12, 1943 in Robstown to Pedro and Leonor Paredez Jimenez. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Banquete. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Pedro Jimenez and Tirgo Jimenez.

He is survived by his wife, Maria Rosa Jimenez of Banquete; his children, Edward Jimenez, Ernest (Veronica) Jimenez, both of Banquete, Noe (Maria) Jimenez of Corpus Christi, and Hector (Lisa) Jimenez of San Antonio; two brothers, Lazaro Jimenez and Arthur Jimenez, both of California; five sisters, Celia Salazar, Delia Rodriguez, Belia De Bosque, Juanita Ceballos, and Leonor Jimenez, all of California; 12 grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2010 and on Friday, April 30, 2010 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Banquete. Burial followed at Banquete Cemetery.

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