Marciano Verastigui Ruiz, 100, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, September 19, 2012. He was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico on November 02, 1911 to Miguel Blanco and Cresenciana Verastigui Ruiz. He was a retired Laborer for the City of Robstown for many years, as well as, a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend who will be dearly missed by everyone who knew him.

He goes home to reunite with his parents, one son, Ricardo Ruiz, three brothers, Pedro Ruiz, Miguel Blanco, Daniel Blanco, one sister, Amparo Torres, and one granddaughter, Lisa Diane Naegele who preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years of marriage, Trinidad Benavidez Ruiz of Robstown, Texas; his two children, Robert (Magdalena) Ruiz of Baltimore, Maryland and Petra (Raul) Zuniga of Robstown, Texas, and one brother, Daniel Blanco of San Saba, Texas. He will also be missed by his five grandchildren, Deborah Ruiz of Annapolis, Maryland, Ricardo Rene (Jessica) Ruiz, Bobby Kim Zuniga, Raul (Melinda) Zuniga, III, and Ruby Zuniga all of Robstown, Texas. He was also blessed and adores by his six great grandchildren, Kyle Naegele, Krystyn Naegele, Van Ruiz, Jett Ruiz, Dominick Escobedo, and Nia Zuniga, as well as, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends who loved him unconditionally.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 21, 2012 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Robstown, Texas. Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown, Texas.

Arrangements Entrusted to Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.