Yolanda E. Perez beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt has gone into eternal rest on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
Yolanda was born on October 14, 1944 in Corpus Christi, Texas. She graduated from Roy Miller High School in 1963 and went on to get her LVN Degree in 1964 from Del-Mar College. Yolanda married Ramon P. Perez, Jr., in 1965 and relocated to Kingsville, Texas, his hometown where she made her career in nursing and raise their only son Michael E. Perez. She later returned to Del-Mar College where she received her Degree as an RN in 1992. Yolanda was employed by Christus Spohn Kleberg in Kingsville, TX for 35 years.
Yolanda loved to serve her community and was always ready to lend a helping hand for the less fortunate. For many years Yolanda and her husband Ramon did Missionary work in Mexico. She was an active member of Our Lady of Good Counsel where she was a Eucharistic Minister. She was also an active member with the Altar Society, Caritas Dei Associate and Weavers of Love Soup Kitchen.
Yolanda is preceded in death by her parents Juan G. Escobar and Ruperta Moreno Escobar, two brothers John, Jr. and Antonio Escobar.
Yolanda is survived by her loving and supportive husband of 53 years, Ramon P. Perez, Jr., of Kingsville, TX, her son Michael (Dora) Perez and three grandchildren Juan Ramon, Michael Anthony, and Marcos Alberto all of San Benito, TX, her sister Gloria M. Escobar, brother Robert Escobar, and niece Cristina (Jeff) White.
Celebration of her life will be on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 5 p.m. following a rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Turcotte-Piper Funeral Home in Kingsville.
Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Kingsville, TX.
Yolanda’s wish was that in lieu of flowers a monetary donation in her honor be made payable to Weavers of Love, Inc., c/o Sister Elizabeth at 913 South 21st. Street Kingsville, Texas 78363
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd. Kingsville, Tx 78363.
Ramon, I am so sorry about your loss - I know how special the bond was between you and Yolanda. My prayers will be continuing for you in the months to come that you will find peace and comfort in the memories that the two of you made together.
Becky TrantKingsville, TX
Yolanda, my dear friend, I miss you and your friendship and I know you are a beautiful angel looking over your family that you loved so much. Ramon and family, be strong and know that you were very lucky to have such a supportive wife and mother and she will look over you forever. With love, Lydia
Lydia FloresKingsville, TX
Yolanda was my best friend for over 50 years. I loved her like a sister and I know I will miss her very much. She was a beautiful person with a beautiful smile. I loved her laughter. Yolanda was an amazing person , and I feel very privileged and blessed to have known her for so many years. Ramon I know you are going to miss her deeply but you have such good memories of her. I’ll be keeping you and the family in my thoughts and prayers.”
Elisa MaldonadoCorpus Christi, TX
Raymond and family, Yola's friendship was God's gift to me. May she rest in peace. Prayers for you.
Alma FloresKingsville, TX
Perez and Escobar family.may God comfort you during this period.please accept our familiescondolencesYole served the Lord by serving others John 12 verse 26 Who everserves me must follow me and where i am my servent also will be.My Father will honor those who serve me.
Rebecca leybsKingsville, TX
Our deepest condolences to Mr.Ramon Perez and family.Yolanda was a beautiful and giving woman.I was blessed to have known her.Yolanda is now in the arms of our Lord no more pain no more suffering. God takes away the best.Jackie &Robert
Jackie MendezRicardo, TX
My deepest sympathies to Ramon and family. I will miss Yolanda so much. A good friend to all. I feel blessed to have known her. May she rest in peace.
Barbara HonakerKingsville, TX
Our deepest condolences to the Perez and Escobar Family. My cousin will sorely be missed. May she rest in peace.
JoAnn SolisBullhead City, AZ
My deepest and heartfelt condolences to Yolanda's husband and family. I volunteered with her at Weavers of Love. She will remain in my memory as a generous, beautiful person.
Norma MoonKingsville, TX
My condolences to Mr Raymond Perez and family. I worked at Christus Spohn Kleberg and that's how I knew her.
Norma De La RosaKingsville, TX
Our deepest condolences to Raymond and the Perez Family.
Yolanda was an inspiration to us, always in a positive mood followed by a beautiful smile. She will be greatly missed but always remembered!
Israel and NormaMartinezSan Antonio, TX