Maria Flores Salazar was called home by the Lord on December 21, 2012, at the age of 90. She was born in San Benito, TX, on August 20, 1922. She moved to Blanco in 1990 where she was surrounded by her loving family. She is preceded in death by her first husband Ovidio Dela Fuente; her second husband Eliseo Salazar; her parents, Federico and Concepcion Flores; four sisters; two brothers; and her grandson, Ovidio Ortega.
Mrs. Salazar is survived by her children, Ovidio (Elida) Dela Fuente, Jr., Olga Dela Fuente, Oscar Dela Fuente, Olivia (Herman) Uballe, Omar Dela Fuente, GLoria Dela Fuente, Eliseo (Esmeralda) Salazar, Jr., and Federico (Janie) Salazar; 34 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great grandchildren and other relatives.
Visitation was healed Sunday, December 23, 2012, at 2pm with a holy rosary at 7pm at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito. Chapel service was healed on Monday, December 24, 2012, at 2pm at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home. Interment followed to San Benito City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were her grandsons: Gonzalo Ortega, Jr., Orlando Ortega, Herman Uballe, Jr., John David Uballe, Omar Dela Fuente, Jr., Eliseo Salazar III, Ovidio Dela Fuente III, and Mikey Dela Fuente.