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2011-09-15 / Obituaries

Gerardo Portales Sr.

Oct. 3, 1960 - September 10, 2011

Gerardo Portales was born on October 3, 1960 in Nueva Rosita Coahuila, Mexico to Joaquin & Ernestina (Nunez) Portales. He married Leticia Gonzalez on October 19, 2007 in Elgin, Texas. Gerardo worked in the oil field and had been employed by CC Forbes.

He passed away the morning of Saturday, September 10, 2011 at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin.

Gerardo is survived by his wife, Leticia Portales of Lexington; four sons, Gerardo & Yuvisela Portales Jr. of La Grange, Javier & Dolores Portales of California, Joshua Portales of Giddings and Jessie Portales of Giddings; daughter, Jessica & Chris Galvan of Giddings; grandson, Adam Portales of California; four granddaughters, Madison Portales of Serbin, Naryah Galvan of Giddings, Gisela Portales of La Grange and Yesenia Portales of La Grange; his parents, Joaquin & Ernestina Portales of Monterrey, Mexico; four brothers, Carlos Joaquin & Rosie Portales of Mexico, Eduardo & Mayra Portales of Houston, Roberto & Lourdes Portales of Paige and Armando & Yolanda Portales of Mexico, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 12, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. A Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Funeral services will be private and burial will follow in Mexico.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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