Elida Valdez Garza, 86, went to be with our Heavenly Father on Monday, August 11, 2014. She was born on June 20, 1928 in Robstown, Texas to Jose Valdez, Sr. and Jesusa Lopez. She was the owner and operator of Disco Mart in Robstown which was in operation from 1979-2000. She was a Catholic, a member of St. Anthonyís Catholic Church, the Guadalupanas and Ladies Auxillary. She will be deeply missed by all of her family and friends.

She goes home to the Lord to reunite with her parents, her husband, Roberto Fabian Garza; her brothers, Tito Valdez and Noe Valdez; and her sister, Estella Vasquez who preceded her in death.

She leaves to cherish her memories her children, Connie (David) Sandoval, Bob (Janice) Garza and Robert Julio Garza, Jr.; her step-children, Rob Garza, Cindy Sparks, and Arnold Garza; five brothers, Joe Valdez, John Valdez, Robert Valdez, Ray Valdez, Ascencion Valdez; three sisters, Maria Gonzalez, Gloria Boria, and Marta Magdaleno. She was also blessed with nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at St, Johnís Catholic Church in Robstown, Texas. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at St. Johnís Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Arrangements Entrusted to: Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.