IT WAS A LONG ROAD WITH MANY TWISTED TURNS. r.i.p.
Victoria Ruiz Telles Date of Birth: Mon, 03/06/1922 Date of Death: Sun, 04/15/2012
Victoria Garza Ruiz Telles, age 90, of Houston, TX, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 15, 2012, surrounded by her family. Born on March 6, 1922, in Lockhart, Texas, Victoria was one of 10 children born to the late Anastacio and Petra Garza. She will always be remembered and treasured as a devoted mother, and for her faith in God, she was a prayer warrior and a very giving person. Widowed twice, a hard worker, a true "fighter and survivor", Victoria never gave up on providing for her 5 children. She owned and managed numerous restaurants, most recently - El Paso Café as a means of providing for her family. Victoria was full of life, she enjoyed laughing, dancing, singing, being with her family and having fun with friends. Preceded in death by husbands: Nicandro Ruiz and Gregorio Telles; parents: Anastacio and Petra Vela Garza; siblings: Jose Garza, San Juanita Garza, Tomasa Martinez, Nieves Gonzales, Gloria G. Loya, Alvino Garza, Noberto Garza and Pedro Garza. Survived by her children: Leroy Ruiz (wife Raquel) of Stilwell, KS; Charles Edward Telles (wife Yolanda) of San Antonio, TX; Mercedes Margie Telles Segura, Mary Victoria Telles Guerrero, Angie Lena Telles-Villarreal of Cypress, TX and brother, Anastacio V. Garza of Houston, TX; grandchildren: Kimberly Carmen Hallam, Casey Lee Ruiz, Nicholas Victor Ruiz, Stephen Gregory Telles, Laura Michelle Segura, Angelica Victoria Villarreal Rodick, Michael Gregory Segura, Charles Joseph Ruiz, Catherine Rachel Telles, and Alexis Victoria Beth Telles; 9 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Victoria touched the lives of many people with her kindness and generosity, and maintained her trademark sense of humor all the way to the end. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service and visitation on Sunday, April 22, 2012, at 5:00 - 8:00pm (Rosary at 7:00pm), at Cypress Fairbanks Funeral Home, 9926 Jones Rd., Houston, TX 77065 (281-897-9823). Mass will be held on Monday, April 23, 2012, at 10:00am, at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 11507 Huffmeister, Houston, TX 77065, (281-469-5533). Burial service 12:00pm at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr., Houston, TX 77038. The family would like to acknowledge Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church and Silverado Hospice staff members for the loving care provided over the last 17 months. Please share sympathies, memories, and condolences online at www.cyfairfunerals.com.