Manuela Alaniz

Manuela Alaniz

Manuela Ramos Alaniz of Poteet, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the age of 86.  She was born in San Antonio to Florentino Sr. and Matilde (Zepeda) Ramos on March 2, 1931.

Manuela is survived by her children, Elogio Alaniz and wife Lupe Alaniz, Alice Rodriguez and husband Roy Rodriguez, Zenaida Harris, Johnny Alaniz and wife Lydia Aguirre, Ernest Alaniz and wife Carmen Alaniz, Della Gomez and husband Michael Ritchey. Siblings, Manuel Ramos and wife Mary, Angie Carrasco and husband Benito Sr., Irene Carrasco and husband Able Sr., Rodrigo Ramos and wife Celia and Adolfo Ramos and wife Frances.  She is also survived by twenty grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; eighteen great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.  Manuela is preceded in death by her husband, Juan M. Alaniz; son, Ralph Alaniz; parents, Florentino Sr. and Matilde Ramos and siblings, Florentino Ramos Jr., Concha Aldana, Carlos Ramos, Paul Ramos and Fernando Ramos.

Visitation was conducted at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 2 – 9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m.  A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 10 a.m., followed by interment at Madre Dolorosa Cemetery #1.

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