Ramona P. Cortez
She was born Aug. 8, 1933, to Luis and Ramona Prado in Kingsville.
She was a retired housewife.
Survivors include five daughters, Maria Anita Gomez and Anna Luisa (Robert) Canals, both of Kingsville, Maria San Juanita Larson, Rosalinda (Bruce) Kasten and Elizabeth Cortez, all of Houston; six sons, Celedonio (Idolina) Cortez of Kingsville, Jose Israel (Gloria) Cortez of Houston, Juan Jose Cortez, Martin (Norma) Cortez, Thomas Humberto “Macario” Cortez and Mario Javier (Lisa) Cortez, all of Kingsville; one brother, Nicolas Prado of Kingsville; 29 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Visitation took place Jan. 13 at Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home in Kingsville.
A rosary was recited Jan. 13 at Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church.
Burial followed at Santa Gertrudis Memorial Cemetery.