Maria De La Luz Sanchez Valle, 85, died on Monday, May 4, 2009.

She was born in Commerce on July 18, 1923 to Atilano and Josefa Sanchez.

She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Congregacion Marianas, a Eucharistic Minister and the Crusillistas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Rodolfo L. Valle; and a grandson, Ernesto Trevino Jr.

She is survived by seven sons, Rodolfo (Paula) Valle of Robstown, Reymundo (Irma) Valle; Raul (Rosaena) Valle, Rene (Hayde) Valle and Robert (Eva) Valle, all of Defiance, Ohio, Roel (Janet) Valle of Oakwood, Ohio, and Romeo (Belinda) Valle of Corpus Christi; three daughters, Angelica (Rene) Luna of Kingsville, Graciela (Vicente) Hernandez of Robstown, and Elizabeth (Ruben) De Leon of Corpus Christi; four sisters, one brother, 29 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 7, at St. Mary's Mission in Robstown.

Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.