Estevan Cristan, 65, died Tuesday, March 18, 2008, with his family by his side.

He was born Aug. 14, 1942, in Corpus Christi to Loreto and Eloisa Costilla Cristan. He was a Crusillista, a eucharistic minister and a Faith Formation volunteer.

He is survived by his wife, Elva Cristan of Mabank; his children, Rito Cristan of Corpus Christi, Cricelda Cristan of Floresville, Estevan Cristan Jr. of Mabank, Fermin Cristan of Garland, Cecilia Cristan Perez of Plano, and Cristoval Cristan of Yuma, Ariz.; two brothers, Alejandro Cristan of Montana, and Reyes Cristan of Little Elm; five sisters, Antonia Villarreal of Frisco, Estefana Breland of Sandia, Carmen Morales of Dallas, Cornelia Quintanilla of Kingsville, and Rosa Cox of Sandia; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. A Liturgy of the Word was celebrated on Friday, March 21, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel.

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