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Marcos Vega

October 7, 1919 — July 8, 2016

Marcos Orozco Vega "Memo", 96 of Snook went to her heavenly home on Friday, July 8, 2016. Visitation will be on Monday, July 11 from 6 pm-8 pm, with a rosary recited at 7 pm, at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Ann's Catholic Church Tuesday, July 12 at 10 am with interment following at The Mexican Cemetery in Somerville.
A beloved mother and homemaker, Memo was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends to adore the bond of family and community. She loved to spend time growing a garden and planting and pruning flowers, as well as roses.
At a young age she was blessed with the gift of sewing clothing essentials for many of her brothers and sisters, then later had the delight of sewing and quilting for her children, grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and a few of her nieces, nephews and friends.
Above all, Memo had an unwavering faith and prayed her rosary for the wellbeing of her children, family and all those in need. She leaves a legacy of life lessons, memories and will be missed dearly.
She is preceded in death by her husband Cresencio L. Vega and her brothers, Lorenzo Orozco and wife Juanita, Abraham Orozco and wife Aurelia, George Orozco, sisters, Guadalupe "Lupe" Arredondo and husband Jim, Atanacia Orozco and sister-in-law, Rosie Orozco.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory, sons Paul Vega, Valentine Vega and wife Tina, Lawrence Vega and wife Mary Jane, daughter, Maria De La Luz and husband Robbin Alcaraz, brothers, Ben Orozco, Miguel Orozco and wife Clementina sisters, Domitilia Portales and husband Daniel, Mary Robledo and husband Ben, Phyllis Garcia and husband David, sister-in-law Lucia Orozco, along with 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are: Frank Maldonado, Jr., Chris Arredondo, Pete Orozco, Danny Portales, David Garcia, Pete Orozco and Raymond Vasquez. Honorary Pallbearers: Frankie Vittonel, Carl Orozco and Robert Orozco.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home in Somerville. We invite you to visit our website at www.stricklandfuneralhomes.com and sign the online register book.

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SERVICES
Visitation

Monday, July 11, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

St. Ann's Catholic Church
333 Thornberry Dr.
Somerville, Texas 77879

Rosary

Monday, July 11, 2016
7:00 PM

St. Ann's Catholic Church
333 Thornberry Dr.
Somerville, Texas 77879

Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
10:00 AM

St. Ann's Catholic Church
333 Thornberry Dr.
Somerville, Texas 77879

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