Eloise G. Valdez
July 12, 1946- December 3, 2011
Eloise G. Valdez was born in Robstown, Texas on July 12, 1946. She passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at age 65.
She was preceded in death by her father, Sixto Gonzalez Sr.; mother, Theresa Y. Martinez; brothers, Julian Y. Gonzales and Rene Y. Gonzales.
Eloise is survived by her husband Taugrino Valdez of Texas City and daughters, Roseanne (Rosie) Kilman, Cassandra Pursel and husband Jerry; son, Jamie Valdez and girlfriend Monica Garcia all of Texas City, Texas. Grandchildren, Eric, Justin and Tiffany Kilman, Zachary and Zoey Pursel and three great grandchildren.
Also survived by her siblings, Sixto Y. Gonzalez Jr. and wife Mary, Elvira Fuentes and husband Jacinto, Teresa Martinez, Velma Gutiernez and husband Tony, Michael Gonzales and wife Vickie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Eloise was a long time resident of Texas City, Texas. Eloise’s hobbies included crocheting, baking and cooking, loved her road trips and sight seeing and loved volunteering at various food banks. Taking care of her grandchildren was one of her prize passions.
Eloise was very committed to her family; she wasn’t just a mother to her children and grandchildren she was their friend as well. There was nothing she wouldn’t do for them. She will be missed dearly by all, who knew her.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Carnes Funeral Home, 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City (exit 15). A memorial service will follow at 7:00 p.m. after the visitation.
The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support during this difficult time.