Eduardo Resendez Jr., 72, died Wednesday, March 19, 2008.

He was born Jan. 30, 1936, in San Diego to Eduardo and Ramona Pena Resendez Sr. He was a Catholic and lived most of his life in Banquete.

He is survived by his wife, Marciana Resendez of Banquete; his children, Ricardo (Susan) Resendez of Calallen, Belia (Eddie) Ottinger of Houston, and Rosario Resendez of Warton; his stepchildren, Mary Lou (William Moore) Gonzalez of Rahleigh, N.C., Yolanda (Jesus) Leal, Estella (Erasmo) Leal, both of Robstown, and Israel Gonzalez Jr. of Tyler; three brothers, Simon Resendez, Manuel Resendez, both of Brazoria, and Servando Resendez of Banquete; three sisters, Guadalupe "Lupita" Guerrero of Calallen, Oralia Perez of Brazoria, and Trinidad Lopez of Robstown; 49 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Friday, March 21, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. A Liturgy of the Word was celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 22, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Banquete Cemetery in Banquete.

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