1/4/2013 2:57:00 PM Santiago Ramiro "El Gallo" Saenz
Santiago Ramiro “El Gallo” Saenz
ALICE, Texas - Santiago Ramiro "El Gallo" Saenz, 79, of Alice, Texas, passed away January 2, 2013. He was born July 25, 1933, to Rafael and Mirtala Saenz. He was a rancher for many years and worked at the King Ranch.
Ramiro is preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Saenz; son, Noel Saenz, sister, Dalia Perez and brother, Adan Saenz.
Ramiro is survived by his sons, Ramiro Saenz Jr. of Rios, Texas, Roman Saenz of Rios, Texas, and Raul (Martha) Saenz; daughters, Rebecca Saenz (Daniel) Quintero of Lubbock, Texas, and Gilma Saenz DeLeon of Kingsville, Texas; brothers, Rafael (Edolina) Saenz Jr. of Alice, Texas, Robert Saenz of Hobbs, N.M.; brother-in-law, Alcario Perez of Louisiana; sisters, Celestina (Gene) Barbie of Pleasanton, Texas, Blanca Garcia of Calallen, Texas, Nelda (Andy) Villarreal of Alice, Texas, and Melva (Tomas) Gonzalez of Rios, Texas; and numerous grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas. Services will conclude in the chapel. Arrangements entrusted to Rosas Funeral Home.