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Elizabeth Ruiz Garcia

Obituary for Elizabeth Ruiz Garcia

July 2, 1924 - December 8, 2017
Austin, Texas | Age 93


Elizabeth Ruiz Garcia was called by our Heavenly Father on Friday, December 8, 2017 after a two-year struggle with cancer. Elizabeth was surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Willie C. Garcia; her siblings, Johnny Ruiz, Manuel Ruiz, Sister Guadalupe Ruiz SSCJ and Jesse Ruiz.

Elizabeth was a woman of strong faith and a longtime member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church. She guided her family with love and strong Catholic values. She was an active volunteer in her community and was always willing to help others in need. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother and She touched so many lives, will be greatly missed and forever loved.

She is survived by her son, Salvador R. Garcia (Ann); daughters, AnnMarie Garcia Woolsey (Kirk) and Elizabeth Ann Garcia Nichols (Bill); grandchildren, Jennifer Elizabeth Garcia, Joseph Patrick Garcia Christensen, Ann Garcia Downes (John), Margarita Garcia, William Garrick Garcia Nichols and Isabella Marie Garcia Nichols; ten great-grandchildren; sister, Maria DeLaLuz Hernandez; brother, Mike Ruiz (Bonnie); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Bill Nichols, Kirk Woolsey, Joseph Christensen, Garrick Nichols, Salvador Garcia, Henry Ruiz and Oscar Segura.

Elizabeth was a member of St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church for the last five years and we are forever thankful to St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church for their love and support.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home 2620 South Congress with Recitation of the Holy Rosary to begin at 7:00 pm.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 14,2017 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church.

Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery.

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2620 S. Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
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