Matilde Soto, 76, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.

She was born on March 13, 1934 in Riviera to Eusebio and Petra Fernandez Vela.

She was a homemaker and lived most of her life in Robstown.

She goes home to the Lord to reunite with her husband, Silvestre Soto, her daughter, Ester Anderson and her granddaughter, Allison Alaniz, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Manuel Duran, Rachel Vineyard, Jose Duran, Roberto Duran, and Valentine Duran all of Albaney, Ore., Gloria Munguia, Josie Alaniz, San Juana Mendoza, Guillermo Duran, Jr., all of Robstown, Antonia Marines of Memphis, Texas, Diana Vineyard of Phoenix, Ariz.; her brother, Federico Vela of Driscoll; and her sister, Eva Vela of Robstown. She was also blessed with 42 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment will follow at Robstown Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.