Yolanda "Yole" Longoria
November 13, 1952 ~ January 10, 2013
Yolanda "Yole" Longoria, a resident of New Braunfels, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in New Braunfels at the age of 60. Yolanda was born on November 13, 1952 in Skidmore, TX to Elliseo Y. Herrera and Ladislada Casarez. During most of her professional career, Yolanda was self-employed in the tax industry. She was preceded in death by Rudy V. Garcia, Sr.; Jose J. Longoria; brother, Sam Herrera; baby sister, Yolanda Herrera; step-father, Edward F. Duran, Sr.; granddaughter, Maria Hattenbach and grandson, Keinne Hattenbach. Survivors include her children, JoAnn Gallegos, Noel H. Garcia, Rudy Garcia, Jr., Janny R. Vasquez and Danielle A. Longoria; mother, Ladislada Garcia (Duran); brothers and sisters, Sylvia Herrera, Al Herrera, Sr., Ruben Herrera, Sr., Johnny Herrera, Sr., Lydia Herrera (Guerra), Sheve Herrera (Barrios), Ellis Herrera, II, Sherri Herrera, Rachel Herrera, Edward Duran, Jr. and Eva Duran; 13 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Visitation will be held from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM on Monday, January 14, 2013 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel, followed by the Funeral Mass, which begins at 10:00 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church with the Very Reverend Philip Sosa, M.S.F.-Celebrant. Please note: there will not be a procession from the funeral home to the church on Monday morning. All wishing to attend the Funeral Mass will need to meet at the church at 10:00 AM. All services will end at the conclusion of the Funeral Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Lux Funeral Home & Cremation Services to help with the funeral expenses. To leave a message for the family, go to www.www.luxfhcares.com and select Obituaries.