Fermin Lopez Alonzo, 80, passed away Monday, February 22nd at his home in San Marcos, surrounded by his family. A true San Marcos native, he was born July 7, 1929 to Natividad Cruz Alonzo and Francisca Lopez Alonzo. Mr. Alonzo was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Alicia Ibarra Alonzo; son, Jose Enrique Alonzo; parents; brother, Domingo Alonzo and sister, Goyita Alonzo.
Mr. Alonzo is survived by his daughter, Mary Alonzo of San Marcos, TX; son, Edward Alonzo and his wife, Helen, of Austin, TX; son, Roberto Alonzo of San Marcos, TX; brother, Juan Alonzo of San Marcos, TX; brother, Apapito Alonzo of San Marcos, TX; sister, Sofia A. Ramirez of Kyle, TX; sister, Cresencia A. Rodriguez of San Marcos, TX; sister, Santiaga A. Rodriguez of Lockhart, TX; sister, Frances A. Gallegos of San Marcos, TX; grandchildren, Rafael Garcia, Jr., John Alonzo, Adrienne Alonzo, Christopher Alonzo, Alejandro Alonzo and Justin Alonzo; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mr. Alonzo's grandsons and Michael Davila will serve as pallbearers.
Friends may call on the family at the Thomason Funeral Home is San Marcos from 2-7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24th. The Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm in the funeral home chapel. Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 25th, 10:00 am at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Martindale, TX. Father Victor Mayorga will be the celebrant. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn in Martindale, TX.