Rene De Jesus Cortez, Sr., 61, went to be with our Lord on June 23, 2015. He was born on January 16, 1954 in Guatemala to Pedro and Victorina Mayen Cortez. He will be missed by all of his family and friends.

He is survived by his children, Jesse Cortez (Jennifer Rodriguez), Beatrice Rodriguez (Raymond Rodriguez), Rene Cortez, Jr. (Clarissa McGraw), Jennett (Richard) Perez, Marisol (Jacob) Garza, Marivel (Julio Pacheco) Cortez and Maria Paula Cortez (Thomas Garcia); his wife, Ventura Cortez and eighteen grandchildren.

The Funeral Service was held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015 at Church of Grace in Robstown, Texas. Burial followed at Robstown Cemetery.

Arrangements Entrusted to: Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.