Francisca Rios (Fonseca)
Francisca Fonseca Rios was born October 10, 1929, in Nixon to the late Francisco and Maximina Fonseca. She died on April 2, 2018, at the age of 88. She married Juan Herrera Rios on March 24, 1947.
Francisca worked as a sitter and in her later years as a caregiver to the elderly. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing and working outside in her yard. Her greatest joy however, was her grandchildren, whom lovingly referred to her as Momo and Grandma Cookie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Juan Rios, Sr.; children, Mary Lou Medina, Juan Rios Jr, and Esther Bryan; grandchildren, Enedino Bryan Jr and Michael Rios; brothers Nasario Fonseca and Elisandro Fonseca.
She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca (Mark) Villanueva; 16 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Anne (Eusebio) Ramirez of Victoria, Alicia (Tommy) Camacho of Yancey, Juanita (Pie) Garcia of San Marcos, Connie (Emilio) O’Choa of San Marcos, Alfredo (Molly) Fonseca of Olton and Hilario (Ida) Fonseca of Karnes City.
Visitation will be 4-8pm with a Rosary at 7pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Finch Funeral Chapel - Runge. Funeral Mass will be at 1:00pm, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Runge with Father Norbert Herman officiating. Burial will follow at Runge Latin American Cemetery.
You are invited to sign the online guest book at www.finchfuneralchapels.com.