Maria de Lourdes Esquivel of Knippa passed away on January 5, 2019 in Eagle Pass at the age of 58. She was born on May 6, 1960 in Allende, Coahuila, Mexico to Celso Mario Villarreal and Maria Concepcion Buentello. She married Baldemar Esquivel in Allende, Coahuila, Mexico on September 9, 1978.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years of Knippa; mother, of Knippa; sons, Baldemar Esquivel, Jr. and wife, Laura of Sabinal and Alonzo Esquivel and wife, Natalie Reyes of Knippa; sisters, Veronica Morales and Elizabeth Esquivel both of Uvalde; brothers, Celso Mario Villarreal, Jr, Juan Pablo Villarreal, Adan Villarreal all of Knippa, Jose Alfredo Villarreal and Gerardo Villarreal both of San Antonio, Julian Villarreal of Uvalde, Rolando Villarreal and Oscar Villarreal both of Houston; 6 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father.
A prayer service will be held on Monday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Templo Jehova Jireh in Knippa.
Pallbearers will be Celso Mario Villarreal, Jr., Juan Pablo Villarreal, Adan Villarreal, Jose Alfredo Villarreal, Gerardo Villarreal, Julian Villarreal, Rolando Villarreal, and Oscar Villarreal.
Our deepest condolences and prayers.
May the Lord bring strength, understanding, and peace during this difficult time.
Gracia and Guerrero Family
Veronica GraciaKnippa, TX
There are no words to heal our broken hearts. You will be dearly missed by all. We love you and cherish fond memories of you.
Maribel MagdalenoCarrollton, TX
God bless your family in this time of sorrow.
Clint Jeffries and familyLake Ozark, MO
Nuestras condolencias de aparte de Juan Esquivel. Jr., Paula, mi hijo Dan Neftali de Ft. Myers, FL, y nuestra hija Rebekah Johnson de Colorado Spring, Colorado. La esperanza es segura, Juan 5: 28,29. Y la promesa de Jehova de un futuro en un paraíso donde ella estará esperando: Revelacion 21: 3,4. Un abrazo.
Juan Esquivel, Jr.Rock Hill, SC
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sudden loss of your beloved Lourdes. We grieve with you. Lourdes was a very special person and a dear friend. We will miss her and her radiant smile and sweet words. We are comforted in the sure and certain knowledge of the resurrection. Jean Welch
Jean WelchKnippa, TX