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 - OBITUARIES Raymond H. Downs A rosary for...
OBITUARIES Raymond H. Downs A rosary for Raymond Herman Downs, 61, of San Antonio, will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday, March 11, in the Roy Akers Funeral Home in San Antonio. Burial will be Saturday, Saturday, March 12, in the St. James Catholic Cemetery in Seguin with the Rev. Jatties Wuerth officiating. Visitation Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, March 10, at the Goetz Funeral Funeral Home in Seguin, and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Akers Funeral Home. Mr. Downs died Monday, March 7, in San Antonio. He was a graduate of Seguin High School, where he was a member of the basketball and football teams. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17 and served in the Korean conflict. He received the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Service Medal with two stars, the Purple Heart and United Nations Service Medal. After serving in the U.S.M.C. Reserves, he was honorably discharged discharged with the rank of gunnery sergeant. He received his undergraduate degree from St. Mary's University and did master's and doctorate work at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He was executive director of Charity Charity Hospital of Louisiana at New Orleans, and worked as assistant to the commissioner and assistant director director of Louisiana Health and Human Resources, Division of Hospitals. In 1976, he was named administrator of Greenwell Springs Hospital. In 1977, he returned to Texas where he was named the CEO of the Nix Medical Center. He joined the Baptist Memorial Hospital System in 1986 and at the time of his death was administrator of Baptist Medical Center Center Hospital in San Antonio. He was a member of the San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society, American Legion, Order of the Sons of Hermann and Texas Farm Bureau. He was part owner of The ROSO.& Crown Inc. At the time of his death, he was anticipating spending his retirement on the family farm on the banks of Geronimo Creek. ; Survivors include his wife, Ann Downs of San Antonio; three daughters, daughters, Deborah and Dana K. Downs, both of San Antonio, and Rebecca' Downs of Lubbock; one sister, Maureen Maureen Graf and her husband Joseph of Houston; one aunt, Hertha Kirst of Schertz. The family suggested that memorials memorials be given to Boysville of San Antonio or to the charity of choice. Luz Leos ; Funeral services for Luz Leoi" of Seguin will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 11, at Bethel Cladic Pefite- costal Church with the Rev. Isai Sapien officiating. Burial will be in Blumberg Cemetery in McQuee&ey under the direction of Goetz Furter- al Home. A prayer service willibe held at 7 p.m. today, March 10; in the funeral home chapel. ; • Mr. Leos died Tuesday, March 8 in Seguin at the age of 85. : : He is survived by his wife, Fiin- cisca Leos of Seguin; three daughters, Elvira Urdialez and her husband Samuel, Mary Gloria Sanchez *jnd her husband Israel, and FranciSca Urdialez and her husband David^all of Seguin; one son, Luz Leos Jr. ijnd his wife Mary Ann of Seguin; <jne sister, Mary Leos of Seguin; £ix grandchildren, one great-grandson; one aunt, Elvira Pineda of Salinas, Calif. I « -, Beatrice Santos 5 Funeral services for Beatrice Sjin- tos of Seguin, will be held at 10 ajm. Saturday, March 12, in the Palmer Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Pete Santos officiating. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, at the Palmer Chapel.; Mrs. Santos died Wednesday, March 9, at the age of 63. ;She ;She is survived by her husband, Alex Santos of Seguin; three sons, Milo Santos of San Antonio, Alex Santos Jr. of Conroe, and Paul Santos Santos of Seguin; four daughters, Lisa Lee of Austin, Sandra Watson and Ida Patterson, both of Seguin, and Rita Davila of San Marcos; one sister, sister, Dora Medley of Universal City; one brother, Serapio Cedillo of New Braunfels; and 18 grandchildren.

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  1. The Seguin Gazette-Enterprise,
  2. 10 Mar 1994, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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