Nicolasa “Nico” Quintanilla Garcia, age 90, was called home by the Lord on Monday, October 23, 2017.
Nico was born on January 31, 1927 in Kingsville, Texas to Maria Susana and Eugenio P. Quintanilla. She worked for the King Ranch family for over 60 years – specifically for the Kleberg family. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a selfless caregiver who was always there for everybody.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband, Jose Angel Garcia, Sr., and two sons, Jose Angel Garcia, Jr. and Matias Garcia.
Now in the arms of Jesus, and with those who have gone before her, Nico will be remembered and missed by her two sons, Arturo Garcia of Vancouver, Washington and Juan (Vickie) Garcia of Lexington, Kentucky, and her daughter, Marlene (Rolando) Arce of Katy, Texas; twelve grandchildren, Angelica, Juan Carlos, Priscilla, Amy, Cynthia, Brian, Nicolas, Alexandria, Maison, Joe, Hailey, and Erin; and extended family and friends who have been touched by her presence.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Kingsville, Texas with Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that evening.
Funeral Rite will be held at 10:00 a.m. at St. Gertrude Catholic Church on Saturday, October 28, 2017 with Deacon Joiner officiating.
Interment will follow at Chamberlain Cemetery in Kingsville, Texas.