Maria Magdalena Garza, 94, peacefully passed from this life at a hospital in Katy, Texas. She was a longtime resident of El Ranchito, Texas before moving to Katy. She was born to the late Pablo Escamilla and Agapita Leal Escamilla on July 22, 1926 in El Naranjo/San Benito, Texas.
Magdalena was preceded in death by her husband, Rogerio Garza, Jr.; son, Alejandro Garza; and her brothers, Jose Escamilla, Polo Escamilla, and Antonio Escamilla.
She is survived by her son, Rene (Andrea) Garza; daughter, Martha Elda Tutak; grandsons, Rene Rolando (Jessica) Garza, Jr., Greg (Alisha) Tutak, and Alex Garza; granddaughters, Inez Garza, Kathy Mitchell, Vanessa (Jerry) Rosales, and Yvette Garza; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters and four brothers; daughter-in-law Rose Garza.
The Garza/Escamilla family will gather for private viewing and a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home. (Click the link below to view a live-stream of the Recitation of the Holy Rosary.)
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. Private interment will follow at Escamilla Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Business 77, San Benito, Texas 78586. www.sanbenitofuneralhome.com 956.230.7198
All guests should wear a facial covering and practice social distancing while attending the funeral services.
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