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Lorenza Guajardo

Lorenza “Naney” Cañas Guajardo, 89, of Cuero, passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. She was born Aug. 13, 1928 to the late Juan and Lorenza Esparza Cañas. She married the love of her life, Evaristo Guajardo, in Cuero. Lorenza worked as a housekeeper and seamstress until she retired. She enjoyed spending her time gardening, baking and doing arts and crafts.

Lorenza is survived by her daughter Gloria Gaujardo-Coyle (Jim) of Austin; sisters, Manuella Wood (Louis), Dolores Dau, and Petra Owen (Steve); grandchildren, Erica Peña-Thompon, Angela Bestwick, and Monique Peña-Broussard.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; daughter, Eva Aguilar-Gea; sisters, Maria Anzualda, Rose Ordonez, and Guadalupe Gonzales; and grandchild, Anthony Vasquez.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 21 from 5-7 p.m. with the Rosary being prayed at 6:30 p.m. Services will be held Friday, Dec. 22 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with Father Jasper Liggio officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside. 

Pallbearers will include Jim Coyle, Joe Anzualda, Robert Anzualda, Joe Ray Dimas, Buch Warren, Ben Naranjo, Glenn Broussard, and Isreal Esparza. Honorary pallbearers include Dr. Kerwin and Carolyn Kahlich, Albert Anzualda, Father David Berger, Deacon Leo Sharron, and Tony Warzecha.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Alzheimer’s Association.

You may sign the guest book or leave condolences at www.freundfuneralhome.com. Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

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