Sunday, May 12, 2002 Laredo Morning Times PAGE 17A
Funeral services announced
Mr. Ramos was preceded in A memorial service was Heights Funeral Chapels,
death by his daughter, Thel- held on Saturday, May 11, 719 Loring at Cortez.
ma Ramos and his son, Juan 2002 at 11 a.m. at Blessed
Roberto Ramos. Sacrament Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife Inurnment was held at the
of 55 years of marriage, Car- family plot of the Calvary
men B. Ramos; his children, Catholic Cemetery.
Graciela R. Gutierrez, Jesus Arrangements were under
(Rosemary) Ramos Jr. and the direction of Joe Jackson
Hilda R. (Victor) Escalon;
his grandchildren, Cristobal
Gutierrez Jr., Rosa Amelia
G. Gibson, Ronald (Continued from Page 1A) 8), several citizens and one
Gutierrez, Patricia privatized. 16-year veteran of the utili-
Gutierrez, Rebecca Ramos, “Our priorities have always ties department still had
Veronica Ramos, Victor been managing growth,” many questions about the
Escalon Jr., Gerardo Gabriel Montemayor said. city’s decision to privatize.
Escalon and Thelma Yvonne “We plan seven-ten years At the hearings, Mayor
RAFAEL AGUNDIS E. Rios. Mr. Ramos is also DOMINGO F. VELA BABY OLYMPIA in advance, so we are pre- Betty Flores and Galo
survived by 12 great grand- OGBEVOEN pared. If you ask my col- repeatedly said the public
Rafael Agundis children, nieces, nephews Domingo F. Vela
leagues outside of the city, had many opportunities to
and other numerous relatives. Funeral services for Domin- Baby Olympia Ogbevoen
Rafael Agundis passed they will tell you about become informed about and
away on Sunday, May 5, A rosary will be recited on go F. Vela, 59, who passed Baby Olympia Ogbevoen, 4 Laredo’s reputation and its comment on privatization.
2002, in San Miguel de Al- Sunday, May 12, 2002 at 7 away Saturday, May 11, months of age, passed away ability to expand. Some bor- However, no public citi-
lende, Guanajuato. He was p.m. at Joe Jackson Heights 2002, are pending at Joe on Monday, May 6, 2002. der cities are requesting zens were made part of the
born in San Miguel on June Funeral Chapels, 719 Loring Jackson Heights Funeral Baby Ogbevoen was born in $300-500 million in assis- negotiating process.
28, 1942. at Cortez. Visitation will be Chapels, 719 Loring at Cor- Edmond, Oklahoma, but tance for their water sys- Further, very little informa-
He is survived by his from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tez. For further information, was residing in Laredo with tem. We’re only requesting tion was actually revealed
daughters, Cristina, Veroni- Funeral services will be held please call our office at her parents. $10 million because we to the public and media,
ca, Peque, Angelica and Monday, May 13, 2002, at (956)722-0001. She was preceded in death have always planned for the specifically on the water
Monica; five sisters; one 10:30 a.m. from Joe Jackson by her paternal grandfather future,” he said. rate structure, the ideal
brother, their spouses and Heights Funeral Chapels, John Ogbevoen and by her He noted that because of number of employees
numerous nieces and nephews. 719 Loring at Cortez to Holy first brother, Paul Ogbevoen, Jr. Laredo’s growth, the utilities United Water wanted to
Rafael was well known in Family Catholic Church for She is survived by her lov- department deals with keep, employee pensions
San Miguel de Allende in a holy Mass at 11 a.m. ing parents, Paul and Wil- 2,000-3,000 new water and and benefits, repairs to the
his sisters’ Farmacia Interment will be held at the lietta Ogbevoen; her sisters, sewer connections a year, system, water quality stan-
Agundis and as a talented family plot of the Calvary Paula and Aisha Ogbevoen; in addition to its other dards and the contract
guitarist. He was a friend to Catholic Cemetery. and by her brother, Heston duties. amount.
all in need. Arrangements are under the Ogbevoen; maternal grand- “That’s unheard of in other “I can’t comment because
Services and interment were direction of Joe Jackson parents, Jessie and Tommie
cities. The only other one we are still in negotiations,”
held on Monday 6, 2002, in Heights Funeral Chapels, Hollman; her paternal
719 Loring at Cortez. doing that is Las Vegas,” was the common refrain
the family crypt in Las grandmother, Veronica
Montemayor said. heard from city staff, like
Monjas Church in San Mi- Ogbevoen; and by her ma-
“The 200-member staff Dovalina, Interim Utilities
guel de Allende, Guanajuato. ternal great-grandmother,
has not increased for sever- Director Beto Ramirez and
Leona Barfield; also, numer-
ous uncles, aunts, cousins, al years,” he added, “but we Administrative Services
other relatives and many have still managed to keep Director Dan Migura.
friends. up with growth, pay for new When Mayor Flores com-
A religious service will be water and sewer lines and mented at the Wednesday
held on Monday, May 13, still maintain a surplus.” public hearing that an
2002 at 2 p.m. in the “I think they are doing an employees focus group was
Hernandez, Lopez and Sons excellent job with their created last November to
Northside Chapels, 800 Bos- work,” City Manager address utilities employees
ton St. at San Bernardo Ave. Dovalina commented. concerns, Jorge Enriquez, a
Funeral services and inter- Yet Montemayor continues 16-year utilities veteran,
ment will be held at a later to be concerned. responded that employees
BABY JIOVANNA “Employees have put their never received answers to
MARLENE PAREDES date.
Arrangements are under the lives and a lot of sweat into questions and concerns
Baby Jiovanna Marlene direction of the Hernandez, their work and this depart- they submitted in writing
Paredes Lopez and Sons Northside ment. So, when this (privati- months ago.
Chapels, 800 Boston St. at zation) occurs, there is a Councilman Joe Guerra, a
Baby Jiovanna Marlene concern as to what will hap- strong supporter of privati-
San Bernardo Ave., Laredo,
Paredes, three years old was pen with the department as zation and United Water,
called to join God’s little a whole,” he said with cha- listed a long litany of gripes
JOSE P. SANDOVAL angels in Heaven on Thurs- grin. he has against the depart-
day, May 9, 2002. Unfazed, Councilman ment, namely delays in
Jose P. Sandoval She was preceded in death
GUADALUPE AYALA Galo expressed his belief building elevated water
Jose P. Sandoval, 78, passed by her paternal grandpar- that market forces would tanks and booster pumps in
away on Saturday, May 11, Guadalupe Ayala ents, Jose Santiago Paredes ensure the best outcome for his district and demolishing
2002, at a local hospital. Mr. and Maria de Jesus Paredes. all concerned. an old water tank in front of
Sandoval was a WWII sol- Mrs. Guadalupe Ayala, 77, She is survived by her par-
passed away May 7, 2002, at “The company needs to St. Patrick’s Church.
dier. ents, Jose Paredes and Jessi- control costs in order to “Those problems should
He was preceded in death Doctor’s hospital in Laredo. She ca M. Paredes; her four sis-
was born on make money. So, it’s in their be addressed promptly, so I
by his son, Juan Jose ters, Jossina, Janelle, Jessica
Sept. 18, 1925 in Cienega De best interest to make sure felt compelled to look into
Sandoval; and his grandson, and Jaimee Paredes; her ma-
Flores, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. everything is working right,” privatization. These guys
Jose Abraham Puente. ternal grandparents, Gilber-
Mrs. Ayala loved music and he said. from United Water assured
He is survived by his wife to E. Garcia and Patricia and
cooking. Not everyone is so con- me they would be right on
of 35 years, Sylvia Sandoval; George Magnon; her mater-
children, Alicia Anaya, Children are, Luis Pavia, vinced. At last week’s public top of all these issues,”
nal great-grandmother, Re- hearings, which were Guerra said.
Rosana Sandoval, Sylvia Ro- Marco Pavia, Griselda Pavia,
and Aurora Gracia. becca Garza; and her paternal scheduled at the last minute (Staff writer Tricia Cortez
sa Puente, Priscilla Ivone great-grandmother Sara
Sandoval, Antonio Ruiz Jr., Also Omar Ayala Sr. and on the day before and the can be reached at 728-2568
numerous friends and family. Ramos. Baby Jiovanna is al- day of the final vote (May or email@example.com)
Rosa Maria Sandoval, Ve-
so survived by many aunts
ronica A. Sandoval;
and uncles, Annabelle J.
Garcia, Michael and Teresa
Salgado, Marcos Salgado and
Garcia, Marco A. Magnon,
Blanca Salgado; grandchildren,
Juan Jose Sandoval and Isabel Jaime and Lidia Hernandez,
Sandoval; 28 grand- Ruben and Santa Ontiveros,
children; 32 great-grand- Laura and Jose Mevida, ANITA REYNA CAVAZOS
children; and his only broth- Susana and Guillermo
Gonzalez, Jesus and Sandra Anita Reyna Cavazos
er, Calixto Sandoval, all of
Laredo. Paredes, Marta and Hum- Anita Reyna Cavazos, a res- McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A with the organism often
Visitation will be held on berto Vasquez, Alfonso and ident of Austin, Texas, since McAllen importer and distrib- experience fever, diarrhea,
Monday, May 13, 2002, at Alicia Vasquez, Refugio and 1984, died at Seton Hospital utor of Susie brand can- nausea, vomiting and
the Nieto Dickey and Lopez Lita Garza, Jose and Margie on May 2, 2002, in Austin. taloupe from Mexico said abdominal pain.
Funeral Home chapel from Garza, Sheriff Juan and Mrs. Cavazos was preceded Saturday it is issuing a vol- The cantaloupes were sold
4 to 9 p.m. with a rosary be- Tracy Garza, Rebecca and in death by her husband of untary nationwide recall of in retail stores and restau-
ing recited in the evening. Faustino Reyes, Aurelio and 51 years, Manuel Vela the product because it has rants and possibly other
Funeral services will begin Julie Fraga, Ricardo and Cavazos, and her brother, been associated with out- institutions. They have been
on Tuesday, May 14, 2002, Dalia Fraga, as well as nu- Felipe Reyna. breaks of illness in the advised to remove them
at San Agustine Church, merous cousins and many She is survived by her five
United States and Canada. from sale, the company said.
where a holy Mass will be BEATRIZ FLORES ASHTON other relatives. children, Manuel (Randy
Ann Seaman) Cavazos IV, In a statement, the I. Kunik Kunik said the recall was
celebrated. Visitation will be held on
Interment will follow will the Beatriz Flores Ashton Anita Rentfro, Gloria Co. said the organism implemented after the Food
Monday, May 13, 2002, from
City Cemetery. 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. A rosary Cavazos, Ernesto R. (Rosie Salmonella poona has and Drug Administration
Beatriz Flores Ashton, 71,
Funeral arrangements are will be recited at 7 p.m. in Mendiola) Cavazos and infected dozens of people traced the illness reports to
passed away on Wednesday,
under the direction of Nieto May 8, 2002, at local hospital. the Hernandez, Lopez and Robert R. Cavazos; grand- and can cause serious and the Susie brand fruit. The
Dickey and Lopez Funeral Funeral services were held Sons Northside Chapels, 800 children Manuel Cavazos V, sometimes fatal infections in federal agency has acted to
Directors, 802 Coke Street. on Saturday, May 11, 2002, Boston St. at San Bernardo Michael Cavazos, Marcial young children, frail or elder- prevent the importation of
For more information, con- with an 8:30 a.m. departure Ave. Funeral services will Cavazos, Melissa Rentfro, ly people and others with any other suspect can-
tact the funeral home at from Nieto Dickey & Lopez begin at 8:15 a.m. on Tues- Jessie Ann Cavazos, Anita weakened immune systems. taloupe, it said.
723-3723. Funeral Directors to Christ day, May 14, 2002, from the A. Cavazos, Ernie E. Healthy people infected
the King Church. A holy Hernandez, Lopez and Sons Cavazos Jr. and Manuel
Mass was celebrated at 9 Northside Chapels. A Mass Thomas Cavazos. Mrs.
a.m. Interment followed at of the Angels will be cele- Cavazos is also survived by
the Catholic Cemetery. her sister, Cleo Reyna
brated at 8:30 a.m. at Our
Pallbearers were Horacio Klinger; her brother-in-law,
Lady of Guadalupe Catholic
Cruz, Humberto Guerrero Victor Manuel Cavazos of
Church. Interment will fol-
Jr., Gilberto Salinas, Baldomero Matamoros, Mexico; her sis-
low in the Calvary Catholic ter-in-laws, Emma C. de
Jesus Ramos Galvan, Moises Espinoza, Cemetery.
Baldemar Galvan and Robert Anzaldua of Laredo,
Jesus Ramos, a life-long resi- Arrangements are under the and Martha Reyna, her
Ashton. direction of the Hernandez,
dent of Laredo, passed away great aunt Mildred Judy
Arrangements were under Lopez and Sons Northside
Friday, May 10, 2002, at the Reyna, aunts, Susie Fierros
the direction of Nieto Dickey & Chapels, 800 Boston St. at
age of 87. He was a devoted Merse and Fela Fierros and
Lopez Funeral Direc- San Bernardo Ave., Laredo,
husband, father, grandfa- by her cousin Gloria Hansen.
tors, 802 Coke St. (956) 723-2979.
ther, great grandfather and A rosary was held on Fri-
friend. Mr. Ramos was a day, May 10, 2002, at 7 p.m.
spiritual man who loved at Joe Jackson Heights Fu-
gardening. He will be great- neral Chapels, 719 Loring at
ly missed by all whose lives Cortez. Visitation was held
he touched. from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.