Margarita Garza Diaz, 78, died on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009.

She was born on Oct. 26, 1930 in Yoakum to Margarito and Tomasita Moreno Diaz. She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Robstown.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leopoldo Diaz Jr.; her son, Daniel Diaz; and her daughter, Dalia Herrera.

Survivors include her children, Gloria (Ruben) Valdez of Corpus Christi, Delma (Robert) Mercado and Matias Diaz, both of Denison; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.