Mary G. Yanes, 77 of Rockdale, passed away Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. She was born Oct. 25, 1944 in Palacios, to the late Monico Gatica and Carmen Chavez.
She is survived by her husband, Victor Yanes, of Rockdale; daughters, Monica Cortez (Gilbert), of Magnolia, and Jessica Aragon (Daniel) of San Antonio, Texas; sons, Comilina Yanes of Rockdale, Victor Yanes Jr. of Rockdale, and Simon Yanes (Kathy), of Rockdale; sisters, Dora Lopez, of Baytown, Rosie Herrera (Daniel), of Palacios, and Janie Arroyo, of Palacios; brothers, Mike Gatica (Sadie), of Palacios, Tony Gatica (Cindy), of Pasadena, Bobby Gatica (Lupe), of League City, and Marcus Gatica, of Palacios. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by Virginia Cantu and Gabriel Gatica.
Visitation was at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, with a Rosary recited at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church at 12:15 p.m. in Palacios. A funeral Mass was celebrated at 1 p.m. Burial to followed at Palacios Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Reno Yanes, Christopher Yanes, Steven Cortez, Daniel Yanes, Ramiro Arroyo, and Zavion Burgess. Honorary Pallbearers were Zakori Yanes, Zakobe Anderson, Dominik Anderson, Elijah Garcia, Kolby Garcia and Mateo Aragon.