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Rosa (Reyes) Gatica
October 9, 1929 ~ August 24, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Rosa Reyes Gatica passed from this life on August 24, 2023 at the age of 93. She was born October 9, 1929 in Midland, Michigan. Rosa married Pablo Reyes Gatica Sr. in Crystal City in 1952 and they shared 32 years together. She loved her family with everything she had. She enjoyed gambling, watching "cowboy" movies and drinking Coca-Cola. She will be remembered for her serving heart, her sense of humor, for driving her friends to run errands, and her crazy driving. Rosa spent her days serving our children as a custodian until she retired from the Lubbock Independent School District. Rosa was an active member of Our Lady of Guadalupe and a Guadalupana.
Rosa is survived by her two children Janie Gatica Sanchez of Slaton and Pablo Gatica, Jr. and Gloria Gatica of Lubbock, her four grandchildren Lose Sanchez and Becky Rivera of Slaton, Jennifer Gatica Ojeda and Marcus Ojeda of Lubbock, Julia Ann Sanchez of Slaton, Jessica Cruz and Joe Cruz of Florida, 8 great grandchildren and one sibling Virginia Reyes Gatica of Slaton. She is preceded in death by her husband Pablo and her siblings.
A graveside service will be held Monday, August 28 at 10:00 a.m. at Englewood Cemetery in Slaton, TX.