Santiago Jimmy Garza, 74

By Tribune - Posted on 28 April 2010

  Santiago Jimmy Garza, 74, of Sutherland Springs, Texas, passed away Sunday, April 18, 2010. 

He was born June 26, 1935, in Jourdanton. Jimmy worked for Raymond Strasheim for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pablo and Juanita (Conde) Garza; a sister, Felipa Gonzales; his brothers, Daniel Flores, Pablo Garza, and Miguel Garza; and a great-grandson, Elijah Vela. 
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Antonia (Mendez) Garza of Sutherland Springs; his children, Lupe Rodriguez and Frank of Sutherland Springs, Mary Jane Fischer and Duane of Terry, Mont., Santiago Garza Jr. and Colleen of Miles City, Mont., Stevan Garza and Anita of La Vernia, Louis Garza and Jennifer of McQueeney, and David Garza and Liza of San Antonio; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Maria Mendez and Ramon; his brothers, Daniel Garza and Anita, Rudolfo Garza and Maria, and Antonio Garza and Velia; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving family. 
The funeral Mass was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Stockdale. Interment followed at the Sutherland Springs Cemetery. Share your memories or tributes at

Published April 28, 2010



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