Juanita Monreal


Juanita Monreal, 93, nee Benavides, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.

A funeral mass was celebrated Thursday, Dec. 19, at 1 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation and a rosary service led by Deacon Francisco de la Torre, were held Wednesday evening, Dec. 18.

Mrs. Monreal was born March 8, 1920, in Laredo, the daughter of Sebastian Benavides and Julia Rendon Benavides. Her husband, Domingo Monreal, preceded her in death.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Alicia and Roger Trinkle of Fredericksburg.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Monreal was preceded in death by a brother, Sebastian Benavides and a sister, Ernestina Castillo.

Memorials may be made to the Hill Country Hospice or Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

Pallbearers included Clem Castillo, Roger Trinkle, Romeo Rendon, Paul Castillo, Raymond Castillo and Sebastian Castillo.

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