Estella C. De La Garza
August 31, 1924  -  March 17, 2017

Estella C. De La Garza

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RushingEstesKnowles Mortuary
220 S. Getty St.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Monday, March 20, 2017
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220 S. Getty St.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Monday, March 20, 2017
7:00 PM
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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
408 Ft. Clark Rd.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
10:00 AM
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Hillcrest Cemetery
1300 W. Main
Uvalde, TX  78801
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Estella C. De La Garza of Uvalde passed away on March 17, 2017 at her residence at the age of 92. She was born on August 31, 1924 in Uvalde to Y.P. Canales, Sr. and Ada (Fernandez) Canales. She married Rodolfo "Rudy" De La Garza on June 5, 1946 in Uvalde. She is survived by her husband of 70 years; one son and five daughters; one brother, Bill Canales of Arlington; 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; and numerous in-laws, nieces,nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; four brothers; three in-laws; and one niece. Funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Silva, Marcus Juarez, Bobby De La Garza, Matthew De La Garza, Rick Villarreal, and Rick Rodriguez.


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  1. Anita ybarra
    Austin, TX

    Lydia, sorry on the loss of your mother. My prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Esther Romo Trevino
    San antonio, TX

    My most sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. Mother loved her cousin very much. She and Ester would often visit us while growing up. Eddie, Norma n Clarrisa,I'm so sorry for your loss.

  3. Dora Briseno Fuentes
    Pflugerville, TX

    My deepest condolences to the De La Garza family. Patty, I was so saddened to hear of your mom's passing. I know that your Mom is smiling down at all of you. Rest assure she is in a better place, where there is no pain and no suffering. My thoughts and prayers to you and your entire family.
    R.I.P. Ms. De La Garza

    Dora B. Fuentes

  4. Alejandro (hondo) Gonzales Jr
    Austin, TX

    My condolences and prayers to the family on the passing of your Mother.


  5. rosalinda arredondo and amalia reyes
    uvalde, TX

    we are so sorry about the loss of your mother she was mother's comrade
    my prayers are with all family


  6. Gilbert Zamora
    Round Rock, TX

    My condolences to Rudy, Lydia and rest of family. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May Estella rest in peace.

  7. Diane (Zamora) Pedersen
    Pflugerville, TX

    Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your wife and mother, Estella. Just know that I am here for you, please don’t hesitate to reach out, especially during this difficult time. May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. May Estella rest in peace.

  8. Annette and Gary Rocha
    Austin, TX

    Our deepest sympathy to Helen and family. You are in our prayers. She was a good friend to my Grandmother, Emma Harris.

  9. Sarah McManus
    Garland, TX

    Heaven gained an angel. Your Mom was blessed with a beautiful family to watch over her and now she will be watching over each one of you. Many blessings for Heavenly Healing and Comfort. From the McManus Family.

  10. Kevin & Brandi Stokes
    Killeen, TX

    Our deepest sympathies. We are thinking of you and praying for you all during your time of grief.

  11. Johnny Gonzales
    Wimberley, TX

    Our entire family is sorry for your loss.

  12. Dr Leon Family
    San Antonio, TX

    Our condolences to Helen and Family. May the Lord give you comfort during this difficult time.

  13. Juan and Dora Castaneda
    Bastrop, TX

    Our Condelences To Rudy and family. RIP Estela.

  14. Juan Castaneda
    Bastrop, TX

    Our Condelences to Rudy and Family.

  15. Frances Reyes and family

    I am so sorry for your loss.She was a friend for many years.May God bless you all and keep you all together as always.

  16. Barbara Simms
    Troup, TX

    So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to family and friends

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