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1946 Josie 2016

Josie Garza

December 12, 1946 — May 26, 2016

The gates of Heaven opened for Josie Garza on Tuesday, May 26, 2016. Josie was born on December 12th, 1946, and was the third of ten children born to Louis, Sr. and Susan Arce Garza.

She worked for Dr. Andrew Raetzsch and Dr. William Thornton before she enlisted and proudly served in the United States Army from 1981-1996. Josie began working at Randolph Air Force Base until her retirement a few years ago. She enjoyed yardwork, baking, telling stories of the places she traveled to and caring for her pets.

Her father, brothers Gilbert and Robert and her precious Patches, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her mother, brother Felix (Cande), Louis (Timmy), Ernest (Rosie), Alex; sisters Linda(Polo), Maggie (Manuel) and Patsy (Victor); numerous nieces, nephews and her beloved pets Bug, Milady, Roxy and Mittens.

Visitation will be held at Palmer Mortuary Chapel, on Monday, June 6, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, a Funeral Mass will follow at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at San Juan Cemetery in Geronimo, Texas.

Memorial contributions may be made to Guadalupe County Humane Society, 2484 N. State Highway 46, Seguin, Texas 78155.

Funeral Arrangements are under the care of Palmer Mortuary and Cremations, 1116 N. Austin Street, Seguin, Texas 78155; 830.379.9430. Please log on to, for help ordering a floral offering, and to sign and or view the register book.


Palmer Mortuary
1116 North Austin
Seguin, TX  78155
Monday, June 6, 2016
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.



St. James Catholic Church
510 S. Camp Street
Seguin, TX  78155
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
9:00 a.m.

Funeral Mass

St. James Catholic Church
510 S. Camp Street
Seguin,   78155
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
10:00 a.m.


San Juan Cemetery
Heinemeyer Road
Geronimo, TX  78155
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