Hermenejildo G. Maldonado
Hermenejildo G. Maldonado, 100, of La Pryor died on May 27, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital.
He was born on March 27, 1917, in Encinal to Santos Garza and Hermenejildo Maldonado.
He married Maria Bermea in 1945 in La Pryor.
Maldonado was a World War II veteran that was awarded a European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign service medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal and a Purple Heart Medal.
He is survived by two daughters, Guadalupe Norma Maldonado and Edna Maldonado, both of Eagle Pass; two sons, Hermenejildo Maldonado of La Pryor, and Ronald Zawack Maldonado of Eagle Pass; one sister, Alicia Mosqueda of Saginaw, Michigan; one daughter-in-law, Patricia Castro of La Pryor; five grandchildren, Maria Dominique Maldonado, Hermenejildo Maldonado Jr., Anthony Maldonado, Gabriela Castillano Maldonado and Samantha C. Martinez; great grandchildren, Jorge Duarte, Linda Martinez and Avyanna Martinez.
He was preceded in death by his wife; one daughter, Martha Linda Maldonado; two brothers, Jose Maldonado and Atanacio Maldonado; and three sisters, Inez Gonzales, Toribia Rodriguez and Eloisa Garza.
A funeral mass was held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Josephs Catholic Church, followed by interment at La Pryor Cemetery. Pallbearers were Anthony Maldonado, Herman Maldonado, Homer Bermea, Jessie Gonzales, Onesimo Perez and Ricardo Lopez.