Elias Alek De La Garza 9, Gained his angel wings and joined our Heavenly Father on October 3,2018 in Lubbock Texas.
Funeral Mass will be Celebrated Thursday October 11,2018 At Holy Redeemer Catholic Church at 10:00 AM
Visitation will be held on Tuesday October 9,2018 from 9am – 9pm At Martinez Funeral Home.
Wednesday October 10,2018 from 9am-5:30pm At Martinez Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday at 7pm at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.
Elias De La Garza was born in Odessa, TX to Aracely Gabaldon and Sergio De La Garza on March 20, 2009. Elias was a fourth grader at St. Mary’s Central Catholic School in Odessa, TX. He was the youngest of three children and was his mother’s pride and joy. In his short 9 years, Elias made an impact on anyone who met him. He loved to play sports like baseball and basketball and he loved to make everyone laugh. He especially liked to spend time with his family.
Elias is preceded in death by his loving mother, Aracely Gabaldon, sister, Kassandra De La Garza, grandparents, Urbano and Anita Gabaldon, and uncles, Alfredo Gabaldon and Rene Gabaldon.
Elias is survived by his brother, Sergio R. De La Garza, father, Sergio E. De La Garza, grandparents, Dolores V. De La Garza and Sergio E. De La Garza, uncles, Robert De La Garza and wife Jennifer De La Garza, Ricardo De La Garza and wife Leticia De La Garza, aunts, Olaya Gabaldon Bejarano and husband Jorge Bejarano, and Arlina Gabaldon, and numerous cousins who loved him and will miss him dearly.
Flower arrangements and Memorials may be given to Martinez Funeral Home. The family of Elias De La Garza wishes to extend their sincere thanks to St. Mary’s Catholic School, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, CBS7 News, Hervey Levario, Katrina Barrera Hernandez, Familia Porras, Harvey Salinas, Ailith Tactical Services, Suzie Kings, Sandra Calderon, Adan & Maria Madrid, Castor Flooring, GoFundMe Donors, and countless anonymous donors for your unconditional support, love, donations, and prayers. We apologize for all companies, or people that we did not name. The outpour of your love and support financially, mentally, and emotionally is greatly appreciated.
Elias, your beautiful smile and loving spirit will be greatly missed at St. Mary's. You will never be forgotten, once a Knight, always a Knight!!
Annette MeltonOdessa, TX
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Our deepest condolences.
Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Minjarez Sr.Odessa, TX
Tristeza despedirte de esta vida por haberte ido tan jovencito. Consuelo, porque tu mama y hermana te acompañan. Descansa en Cristo Jesus.
Familia Levario RamirezEl Paso, TX
God Bless this child of God,
Delia Barrera SosaOdessa, TX
Thought and prayers for all the family and friends.
Cari HarmesMidland, TX