Louis T. Mendoza Jr.
Born on Dec. 21, 1942
LOUIS T. MENDOZA JR.
VICTORIA - Louis Triano Mendoza, Jr., 70, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013. He was born on December 21, 1942 in Goliad to the late Luis and Maria Mendoza.
Louis was retired after 35 years from Mrs. Bairds Bakery. After retirement, he worked with Affectionate Arms Adult Day Care Center for ten years. Louis loved spending time driving his beloved pet, Tiny, around and spending the day at the park. His love for his family and oldies and blue music was very well known.
Louis is survived by his wife, Juanita Mendoza of Victoria; daughters, Mary Licon, Sylvia Fonseca and Dora Linda Ayala, all of Victoria; sons, Louis Mendoza III, Robert (Brenda) Mendoza, Ruben Mendoza, all of Victoria, Hilario (Rachel) Fonseca, Francisco Fonseca and David Salazar; sister, Estella (Frank) Rojas of Victoria; brother, Ernest Mendoza; 24 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Rachel Fonseca; brothers, Juan Mendoza, Pedro Mendoza and Mack Mendoza.
Visitation will be on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 5-7 pm at Grace Funeral Home. A Rosary will follow at 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church with Father Stan DeBoe officiating. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Louis Mendoza III, Robert Mendoza, Ruben Mendoza, John Licon, Corey Mendoza and Jeremy Mendoza.
Arrangements under the care of Grace Funeral Home.