Adelita M. Villalpando, 83, of Alice passed away on June 6, 2010. Adelita was born on February 23, 1927, in Westhoff to Rev. Fidencio and Adela Martinez.
Adelita was preceded in death by her husband, Raul Villalpando; her parents; her in-laws, Jose and Ofelia Villalpando; four sisters, Eva Rodriguez, Ercela Gonzalez, Blanca Contreras and Esther Borchard; three brothers, Prajedes Martinez, Ernesto Martinez and Adan Martinez; one son-in-law, Rosendo Coronado; and one sister-in-law, Guadalupe Villalpando.
She is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Coronado of Waxahachie, Judy (Nat) Gonzalez and Lucy (David) Munoz, both of Alice; one son, Raul (Melba) Villalpando Jr. of Alice; two sisters, Carlota Gallegos and Celia Gonzalez, both of Robstown; one sister-in-law, Noemi Martinez of Robstown; three brothers-in-law, Ruben (Ofelia) Villalpando, Jose (Nora) Villalpando and Robert Villalpando, all of Fresno, Calif.; two sisters-in-law, Velia (Richard) Corrigan and Lydia (Wayne) Mathis, both of Fresno, Calif.; nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, in the Ruben M. Garcia & Sons Funeral Services Chapel in Alice. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 2010, at Ruben M. Garcia & Sons Funeral Services, Chapel A, in Alice. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Alice.
Ruben M. Garcia & Sons Funeral Services, Alice