Salvador Garza, 75, of Rockdale died Sunday, November 1, 2009 at the Scott and White Hospital in Temple.
He was born on June 1, 1934 in Kenedy, Texas to Santos F. Garza and Lionarda Rosales Garza. His parents preceded him in death, as well as two infant brothers.
On June 18, 1954, he and Modesta Garcia were married at St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Karnes City, Texas.
Salvador was the groundskeeper superintendant at several country clubs, the last 35 years at Rockdale Country Club before retirement. Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockdale.
Surviving Salvador is his wife of 55 years, Modesta Garza of Rockdale. Sons, Salvador Garza, Jr. and wife Suzie of Waco, Mario Garza of Rockdale. Daughter, Dalia Garza & Vernon E. Moore of Rockdale. Six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Mass was on November 4, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockdale with Rev. Gregory Hanks officiating. Graveside at Karnes City Cemetery in Karnes City with Rev. Stanislaw Marciniak officiating.