Hortencia Cantu Soliz, 83, died on Monday, June 1, 2009.

She was born on May 5, 1926 in Gonzales to Alejandro and Adelina Cantu. She was a Catholic and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Eugenio Vidal Soliz; a daughter, Mary Contreras; and one brother, Ernesto Cantu.

She is survived by her children, Elias (Delia) Tobias, Carlos Zapata, Juan (Janie) Soliz, Ray (Maria Elena) Soliz, Jesse Soliz, Rene (Lydia) Soliz, Alejandro (Rosalinda) Soliz, Adelina (Toribio) Escareno, Margarita Soliz and Norma (Ernest) Rivera, all of Robstown; one sister, Olivia Hinojosa of Robstown; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 4, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.