Maria J. Rico, 89, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007.

She was born May 1, 1918, in Mexico to Donaciano and Cecilia Frias Rico. She was a former resident of Robstown, but was residing in Houston.

Survivors include two daughters, Cecilia (Roman) Briones of Robstown, and Christina Martinez of Houston; two brothers, Acasio Rico and Arquelao Rico, both of San Luis Potosi, Mexico; her sister, Beneranda Rico, also of San Luis Potosi, Mexico; three grandsons, five great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 29 and 30, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed in Robstown Memorial Park.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.