Eulalio "Lalo" R. Valdez, 75, died on March 23, 2009.

He was a long-time resident of Annaville and had retired from Calallen High School after working in the maintenance department for over 20 years.

Prior to this, he had worked as a truck driver and with the Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Department.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and three brothers.

Lalo is survived by his wife of 54 years, Irene M. Valdez; five children, Norma Martinez (Paul), Adolfo Valdez, Manuel Valdez (JoAnn), Ida O'Donnell (Dan) and Oscar Valdez (Olga), 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Susana V. Olguin, Alicia V. Gonzalez and Paula V. Cruz; and one brother; Jesse Valdez.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Corpus Christi Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 27, at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with interment following at Robstown Memorial Park.

Corpus Christi Funeral Home