Gilberto G. Araiza born on August 8, 1949 went to be with the Lord on October 1, 2013 at the age of 64. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gilberto and Juanita Araiza; sisters, Gloria Bocanegra and Janie Rodriguez; nephew, Luis Camacho Jr.; niece Eloisa Camacho. He is survived by his wife, Gracie Araiza; daughter, Monica Araiza and husband Phillip Arce; sons, Lee Anthony Araiza and wife Veronica, John Araiza; stepdaughter, Crystal Palacios; brothers, Lee Araiza and wife Sandra, Leonard Araiza and wife Rachel, Raul Araiza and Norma; sisters, Mary Barra and husband Herman, Teresa Camacho and husband Luis, Martha Araiza and husband Florencio Rios, Rosario Camacho and husband Alfred, Diana Araiza and husband Jose, Clara Serrato and husband Fernando; grandchildren, Justin, Lauren, Marilyn, Ryan, Tatiana, Angel, Joseph, Ethan, Jaylon,Jordan, Angel, Leslie, and Jayden; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was a true outdoors man who enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He will be dearly missed.
Visitation will be held on Thursday October 3 ,2013 from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM with the recitation of the rosary at 7:00 PM in the Hillcrest Chapel. Family and friends will meet on Friday October 4, 2013 for a 10:00 AM Mass at San Juan De Los Lagos Catholic Church.
Family and friends will gather at Plaza Jardin (2803 W. Southcross San Antonio, TX 78211) following the mass.