|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1931|
|Death: ||Jan. 12, 2009|
Fort Bend County
Published: Fort Bend Herald.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 3:24 PM CST
Funeral services for Petra Aranza, 78, of Rosenberg, are 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, at Mission of Faith Church in Rosenberg, with interment following at Houston National Cemetery.
Visitation is 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at Angeles Crest Funeral Home in Rosenberg.
She was born June 29, 1931, in Yorktown, Texas, to Pedro and Juanita Flores, and she passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, in Richmond.
She was preceded in death her parents, Pedro and Juanita Flores; daughter, Hilaria Alejandro; and six brothers.
Petra is survived by her loving husband, Hilario Aranza; daughters: Patsy Mattis and husband, Walter, Janie Ortega and husband, Joe, Annie Zavala and husband, Oscar, Mary Ramos, and Dolores Zavala and husband, Ramiro; sons, Robert Aranza and Rigoberto Aranza; 26 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.
She met her husband, Hilario Aranza, and they wed Sept. 6, 1952. She was a loving mother, grandmother and a loving wife to a husband that served in the World War II. Most of us can remember the smile she always had, no matter what she went through. Most of us can remember the saying "You Got It Put It N The Book, Baby." Well, this one will "Put It N The Books, but this isn't the ending this is just the beginning."
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Angeles Crest Funeral Home, 722 Grillo Way in Rosenberg, 281-238-0037.
In Your Hands
Her future's in your hands
Her destiny secure.
She will ease from all her strivings.
For your way is strong and sure.
All of her tomorrows
As with her yesterday's
Will trust your Hands to lift her up
And keep her by your grace.
Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section R1 Site 356
Maintained by: Mary(Coggin)Russell
Originally Created by: Thelma
Record added: Jan 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33297955