|Birth: ||Mar. 2, 1933|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 2011|
Federico "Fred" T. Mendez, 78, of Port Lavaca, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011. He was born March 2, 1933, in Yorktown, to the late Faustino Mendez and Rosa Tristan Mendez. He was a carpenter, retired from the Calhoun County Independent School District, and a Catholic.
He is survived by his wife, Andrea Lara Mendez of Port Lavaca; daughters, Dora Vann and husband Eloy of Rockdale, Adela Salinas and husband Edward V., Ida Flores, and Sylvia Rosas and husband Sam, all of Victoria; son, Fred Joseph Mendez and wife Dolores of Seadrift; sisters, Julia Lara and Dolores Ramirez, both of Port Lavaca; brothers, Manuel Mendez of Port Lavaca, Jessie Mendez of Houston, Johnny Mendez of Fort Worth, and Guadalupe Mendez; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was after 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, followed by a Rosary at 7 p.m., at Artero Memorial Chapels in Port Lavaca. Visitation resumed from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Artero Memorial Chapels.
Funeral Mass is celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church, with Father Ty Bazar officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery near Port Lavaca.
Pallbearers: Joseph C. Mendez, Edward Salinas Jr., Angel Salinas, Eloy Vann, Sam Rosas and Anthony Flores.
Honorary pallbearer: Fernie A. Mendez.
Created by: Clifton Baccus
Record added: Sep 08, 2011
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