Martha Malek La Rose, 90, passed away on Friday, Oct. 23, 2009.

She was born on June 21, 1919 in El Campo to Ernest and Anna Hillman Malek. She was a Catholic, a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church and of the Catholic Daughters of America.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Alfred Edward La Rose Sr.; and her son, Patrick La Rose.

She is survived by three sons, Alfred Edward (Lee) La Rose Jr. of Livingston, Michael La Rose and Gary (Brenda) La Rose, both of Robstown; her daughter, Susan (Cal) McBride of Cedar Park; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.