ALTON - Maria C. Olivarez, 91, passed away Monday, June 4, 2012. Mrs Olivarez was born on December 28, 1920 in Primavera, Tamaulipas Mexico.
She is survived by her children, Yolanda Galaviz, Roelio Olivarez, Zubelda Salazar, Noelio Olivarez, Aracely Garcia, Jose Luis Olivarez, Maria Oneida Olivarez, and Francis Galaviz; and 40 grandchildren, 83 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral mass was conducted June 7 at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Alton. Burial followed at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.