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Teresa R. “Tere” Urquidez

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Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 2:03 pm | Updated: 2:05 pm, Wed Oct 31, 2018.

Teresa R. “Tere” Urquidez, 88, was a lifelong resident of Alpine, Texas. She peacefully passed away with her daughters and grandchildren by her side on Oct. 28, 2018.

Teresa was born on Nov. 6, 1929, in Alpine to the late Luciano and Anita Ramirez. She married the late Ranulfo Urquidez in 1947.

Services were held at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Alpine on Oct. 31.  Rosary was followed by the Mass with Father Beto officiating the services. Burial followed at Holy Angels cemetery. Alpine Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers serving were Antonio Alvarado, Richard Wylie, Daniel Alvarado, Adam Llanez, Kevin McDaniel, and Daniel Lopez. Honorary pallbearers were John Hope, Colby Alvarado, Chrystian Alvarado, A.J. Llanez, Connor Lopez, and Noah Lopez.

Teresa was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother to her family. She was called “Grandma” by many friends of her grandchildren. She was a lifelong parishioner of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. She was an avid homemaker who enjoyed cooking, sewing, embroidery, and quilting.

Teresa enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, laughing and listening to music. She loved her family dearly. She was a big fan of the Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, San Antonio Spurs, and college football, and she followed our local Alpine Buck sports.

Teresa was preceded in death by her parents and loving husband “Nulfo;” her beloved daughter Annabel; grandson Adam James Alvarado; sister Mary Lou Valenzuela; and brothers Pete Ramirez, Luciano Ramirez, Jr., and Billy Ramirez. She is survived by her two sisters, Concha Ramos of Alpine, and Lojia Valenzuela of  El Paso, Texas; and one brother, Frank Ramirez of Linden, Texas. She was a devoted mother to her three daughters, Connie and husband Pete Wylie of Alpine, Esther and husband Tony Alvarado of Alpine, and Gracie Chavarria of Midland, Texas. She was a loving grandmother to her seven grandchildren and spouses, Gina Wylie, Mesinda and Adam Llanez, Felina and Kevin McDaniel, Tony Alvarado, Dioni and Daniel Lopez, Richard and Rene Wylie, and Daniel and Sarah Alvarado; eight beautiful great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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