Rosa Elida Santos, age 91, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 19, 2020 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born on October 5, 1928 in Zaragoza Coahuila, Mexico to Donaciano Vara and Tomasita Garza de Vara. She lived in Mexico until she was 28 years old when she married her husband Arnulfo Santos on September 5, 1957. After they were married, they moved to Pecos, Texas where they lived on an agricultural farm and had their 3 children. In 1971 the family moved to Del Rio, Texas where Rosa Elida raised and cared for her children. She enjoyed taking walks around the neighborhood and attending church on Sundays.
She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and her husband of 41 years. She is survived by her sister Imelda Gonzalez, her daughter Idalia Carrillo (Alfredo), her son Arnulfo Santos (Araceli), her son Joe Santos, her grandchildren Danny, Bianca, Alyssa, Alberto, Jacob, Itza, and her great granddaughter Katiya.
Rosa Elida will fondly be remembered for her kind spirit, her caring demeanor, and her compassion for others.
Visitation will be held at Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, 2020 Bedell Ave, Del Rio, Tx on Friday August 28, 2020 from 3-7pm, with Rosary beginning at 6 pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 29, 2020 beginning with Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe at 10 am followed by interment at Sunset Memorial Oaks Cemetery.
Please visit our website at www.sunsetfuneralhomes.com and sign our online guestbook. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery, 2020 Bedell Ave., Del Rio, Texas 78840 (830)778-2020.