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Maria Vela

Maria Luisa Vela (Cardenas)

Wednesday, March 19th, 1952 - Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Maria Luisa Vela, 68, of Waelder, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020. She was born March 19, 1952 in Santa Cruz, San Luis Potosi, Mexico the daughter of Aurelio and Benita Coronel Cardenas. She married Benito Vela on September 23, 1972 in Matamoros, Mexico. He passed away April 27, 2020.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Waelder. She is survived by her daughters: Benita Vela(Michael Marlar) of Gonzales, Delfa Vela(Mario Barrientos) of Mexico and Rosa Villegas(Joel) of Gonzales; sons: Marcus Vela of Mexico and Everardo Vela(Victoria) of Gonzales; sisters: Cirila Berrones, Maria Quitina Neeley, Maria Costantina Cardenas and Veronica Cardenas; brothers: Benito Cardenas, Rene Cardenas, Raudel Cardenas and Jose Cardenas. Also surviving are 30 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Heriberto Vela, sister Maria de la Luz Rodriguez and brother Martin Cardenas.

Visitation will be held Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 10 a.m. until 12p.m. Rosary followed by the funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. at Seydler-Hill Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Waelder Cemetery.
Pallbearers include Damien Airhart, David Airhart, Orlando Ford, Alex Ford, Raudel Cardenas, Everardo Vela, Joel Villegas and Damian Vela.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Seydler-Hill Funeral Home
    906 St. Paul Street
    GONZALES, TX 78629
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 2:00pm
    Seydler-Hill Funeral Home
    906 St. Paul Street
    GONZALES, TX 78629
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Waelder Cemetery


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