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“Well my journey with you all has now come to an end. I have now gained my wings to fly and be with my husband Andres. When we meet again, I will be sure to have the beans, tamales and tortillas hot and ready to eat.” Juanita G. Fuentes, age 96 of Victoria passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019. She was born September 8, 1922 in Waxahachie, Texas to the late Cruz Gonzalez and Favianna Garza Gonzalez. She is survived by her daughters, Guadalupe Fernandez, Rita Olguin (Gilbert), Sally Esparza, Rosalinda Fuentes, Ellena Furhman (Leslie) and Julie Fuentes all of Victoria; sons, Andrew Fuentes Sr. and Walter Fuentes both of Victoria and sister, Maria Valentina Gonzalez of Houston. She is also survived by 37 grandchildren, 101 great-grandchildren and 91 great great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Andres Fuentes; daughters, Carolina Fuentes Tellez and Christina Rodriguez; sons, Nicholas Fuentes and Frederico Fuentes; sisters, Dominga Gonzalez and Christina Gonzalez; brothers, Narcisso Gonzalez, Conido Gonzalez and Juan Gonzalez. Visitation will begin Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 5 – 9pm with a rosary to be recited at 7pm at Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Victoria. Visitation will resume Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church at 8:15am with a funeral mass to be celebrated at 9am. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Andres Fuentes Jr., Sandro Rodriguez, Leonard Pedraza, Bobby Fuentes, Miguel Cantu and Nicholas Fuentes Jr. Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Cantu Jr., Jerry Villarreal, John Wayne Flores, Genaro Lozano and Alexander Fuentes. Under the direction of Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Victoria, 361-575-3212.