Luis Daniel De La Rosa, age 70, passed from this world on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in Corpus Christi, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Alice, Texas on July 9, 1948 to Olivia and Jesus A. De La Rosa.
Luis was a proud veteran, having served in the U. S. Army. He was an auto mechanic for over 40 years before his retirement. He still tinkered with cars after his retirement but his real enjoyment was spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Olivia and Jesus De La Rosa, and by a brother, Rudy De La Rosa.
Luis leaves behind to cherish his memory, two daughters, Bonnie (David) Gonzalez of Alice, Texas and Dannielle (Joe) Rodriguez of San Diego, Texas; 4 grandchildren, Aisha Ramirez, D’Andrew Gonzalez, Julyssa Gonzalez, and Keelie Rodriguez; two brothers, Jesus De La Rosa (Esmeralda) of Alice, Texas and Robert B. De La Rosa of Austin, Texas; one sister, Cynthia Hernandez of Houston, Texas; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel with Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alice.
Interment will follow at Fischer Cemetery in Ben Bolt, Texas.