Santiago “Jimmy” Peña
Submitted by crecord2010 on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 4:18pm
Santiago “Jimmy” Peña, 81, of Westhoff, passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.
He was born on April 25, 1932 in Karnes City to Marcos Peña and Michaela Guajardo Pacheco. He married his beloved wife, Santos Torres in December 1962. He enjoyed watching sports, especially the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. He also enjoyed western movies.
He is survived by his wife; daughters, Mary Luisa Perez of Cuero, Rosana Gonzales (Reynolfo) of Runge, Linda Garcia (Gelasio) of Cuero, Elnora Peña, of Westhoff, Rita Clark (Gerald) of Cuero, and Lily Peña (D.D. Louis) of Leander; sons, Marcos Peña, Santiago Peña Jr. (Janie) of Lubback, Santos Peña of Burleson, and Joe Peña of Westhoff; sisters, Catarina Luera of Quinlan.; brothers, Richard “Cune” Peña Sr. of Dallas, Guadalupe “Lupe” Lopez (Elisa) of Dallas, and Jesse Peña of Irving. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Marcos Peña, Michaela Guajardo Pacheco and stepfather, Refugio “Cuco” Pacheco; son, Pedro “Pete” Peña, and brother, San Juan “Johnny” Pacheco.
Honary pallbearers are Geraldo Garcia, Catarina Luira, Richard Peña Sr., Guadelupe Lopez, and Jesse Peña.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. at Freund Funeral Home with a rosary at 7 p.m. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Westhoff. Officiating is Father David Berger. Interment will follow at St. Aloysius Cemetery in Westhoff.
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