Spec Andy Alaniz

Spec Andy Alaniz

Birth
Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
Death 27 Feb 1991 (aged 20)
Saudi Arabia
Burial Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 89743536 · View Source
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CORPUS CHRISTI - Army Spc. Andy Alaniz (20)killed in Iraq by friendly fire on one of the last days of the Persian Gulf War called Desert Storm. Alaniz was one of the four killed during the war from the Texas Coastal Bend, and the only one killed from Corpus Christi.

Alaniz graduated in 1989 from Moody High School in Corpus Christi, where he was a member of the Trojan Drama Club. He enlisted after graduation and was assigned to the 24th Infantry Division.

He married Catherine Lee of Eagle Pass in June, a few weeks before he was sent to the Persian Gulf. The couple's first child was born on May 13, 1991.

Alaniz is survived by his wife, Catherine Lee Alaniz, a daughter Andee Annette Medearis Alaniz,and his parents, Teresa and Cecilo Alaniz.


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  • Created by: Flowers from Sandra
  • Added: 7 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89743536
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Andy Alaniz (10 Nov 1970–27 Feb 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89743536, citing Rose Hill Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Flowers from Sandra (contributor 46856258) .