GOLIAD - Pete "Buddy" Roland Elizondo, 62, of Goliad, formerly of Victoria, passed away on February 27th, 2013, after fighting a long battle with cancer. He was a Catholic and a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Goliad, TX. He was born to Pedro and Mary "Mamie" Elizondo, on August 28th, 1950, in Victoria, TX. He was recently retired from Victoria Independent School District, as a Maintenance Supervisor. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired after 20 years of service with a rank of Master Sergeant. Pete is survived by his wife of 41 years, Rosalinda; daughter Audrey Koehler and her husband Kris of San Antonio; his son Peter of Singapore; and son Philip and his wife Liza of Kyle; five grand-children: David, Jayden, Devin, Trae, and Kensi; siblings Mary Elizondo Rendon and husband Lupe, Toni Elizondo Salinas and husband Paul, and Steve Elizondo and wife Ina; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Barbara Soto and nephew Joey Salinas. Under the direction of Artero Memorial Chapels, Victoria, 361-575-3212.