Esther (Maldonado) Martinez, 65, of Beeville, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
Mrs. Martinez was born May 23, 1953, in Beeville to Abel B. and Carmen G. Maldonado. She married Felipe Martinez Jr. and was a member of St. James Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Abel B. and Carmen G. Maldonado; her husband, Felipe Martinez Jr.; a son, Mark Martinez; and brothers, Abel Maldonado Jr. and Raul Maldonado Sr.
Survivors include three sons, Michael Martinez, Phillip (Annie) Martinez and Gabriel Martinez, all of Beeville; brothers, Jesse (Norma) Maldonado, Ricky Maldonado, Ray Maldonado and Pedro Maldonado Sr., all of Beeville; sisters, Margarita Salazar, Estolia (Victor) Contreras, Adelita (Jose) Salazar, Teresa (Ruben) Alonso and Andrea (JR) Maldonado, all of Beeville; and four grandchildren; Vivian, Maggie, Ryan and Aydan Martinez.
Visitation will be held today (Friday) from 5 to 9 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home with a rosary recited there at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church with Father Jacob Valayath, officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Maldonado, Milo Garza, Trevor Longoria, Joe Hernandez, John Contreras and Roy Diaz.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jesse Maldonado, Edward Maldonado Jr., Ricky Maldonado and Roland Maldonado.