MISSION – Hortencia S. “Tenchita” Garza, 80, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at her home in Mission.
Mrs. Garza was an active member of Primera Iglesia Apostolica in Mission.
Survivors include her daughters, Rebecca Marquez, Yolanda Balderas, Araceli Guerra, Elda Garza, Hortencia Veliz, Sonia Leal and Alejandra Guerrero; siblings, Jose, Federico, Juan and Emilio Saavedra, and Lucila Mendez and Olga Castanon; and 27 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rodolfo Garza; parents, Emilio and Toriba Saavedra; and siblings, Noelio Saavedra and Panchita De La Torre.
A funeral service was held on Nov. 3 at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at Laurel Hill Cemetery.