Maria Juanita Valadez Luna, 96, passed away on June 28, 2011.

She was born in Seguin to Simon and Juanita Vielma Valadez. She was a devout Catholic, a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, the Guadalupanas, Crusillistas, and the Blue Angels. She was a lifelong resident of Robstown and enjoyed gardening and crafts.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Simon and Juanita Valadez; her husband, Navidad Luna; sisters, Lupita Cantu, Denis Vanegas, Jesusa Garcia and Julia Valadez; her brother, Victor Valadez; and two grandsons, Daniel and Robert Lozano.

She is survived by her three daughters, Frances Dudik of Las Vegas, Nev., Mary (Charlie) Gunn and Ernestina (Ramiro) Alejos, both of Corpus Christi; two sons, Frank (Sally) Luna and Navidad (Jessie) Luna Jr., both of Robstown; her sister, Sele Valadez, of Robstown; 16 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2011 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Robstown.

Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown.

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