PEÑITAS – Baldemar Ramirez Sr., 80, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at Mission Nursing Home.
Mr. Ramirez was born in Peñitas in May, 1935, and was employed as the postmaster in Peñitas for 30 years. He served on the La Joya Water Supply Board, Peñitas City Council and the Peñitas Development and Conservation Club.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Dora Ramirez; children, Baldemar Jr., Eduardo, Leticia Rodriguez and Grace Cordova; and 12 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Domingo and Luisa Ramirez; siblings, Delfino, Pablo, Guadalupe, Roberto and Alberto Ramirez, Celia Zamora, Dominga Perez and Maria Farias.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 22, from 3 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Lord and I Funeral Home in Peñitas. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Peñitas. Burial follows at Lord and I Cemetery in Palmivew.