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Moises Olivas

March 22, 1921 — December 15, 2021

Moises Olivas Sanchez, of Presidio Texas, passed away on December 15, 2021, in Odessa, Texas.

Rosary / service will be held at Martinez Funeral Home in Odessa Texas at 7pm, in the outside chapel.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30am, Saturday the 18th of December at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Presidio, Texas. Burial will follow at Desert Hills Cemetery at 12:00 pm.

Moises Olivas Sanchez was born in Charco de Piedras, Ojinaga, Chihuahua Mexico, to Manuel Olivas Portillo and Eustolia Sanchez on March 22, 1921. He grew up and worked on the surrounding ranches of Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico where he met and married Maria Montoya Delgado, then in Southwest Texas where he made a living working the ranches for oilfield businessman, Mr. Clayton Williams as a chef.

Moises is preceded in death by his wife Maria Montoya de Olivas and his eldest son Antonio Olivas Montoya.

He is survived by his children Moises Olivas Jr (Pelon), Manuel Angel Olivas (Menny), Jose Olivas (Kury), Guadalupe Olivas de Sanchez (Perrikita), Juan de Dios Olivas (Osito), Oliva Olivas (Gallina), Ernesto Beaza (Tito), Martha Olivas (Changita), Francisco Olivas (Torrito), Cecilia Olivas (Jelipa), Hector Olivas Sr. (El Baby). Also, a large number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. All of which he loved dearly.

Pallbearers will be Antonio Olivas, Jose David Olivas, Uriel Sanchez, Irvin Olivas, Audine Yair Olivas, and Jesus Sanchez.

The family of Moises Olivas Sanchez wishes to extend our sincere thanks to his hospice nurse Jessica Sotelo of Interim Hospice Care and all who have shown their love and condolences during this time.

Moisés Olivas Sánchez, de Presidio Texas, falleció el 15 de diciembre de 2021 en Odessa, Texas.

El Rosario / servicio se llevará acabo en Martinez Funeral Home en Odessa Texas a las 7 pm, en la capilla exterior.

Los servicios fúnebres se llevarán acabo a las 10:30 a.m., el sábado 18 de diciembre en la Iglesia Católica Santa Teresa en Presidio, Texas. El entierro seguirá en el cementerio de Desert Hills a las 12:00 pm.

Moisés Olivas Sánchez nació en Charco de Piedras, Ojinaga, Chihuahua México, hijo de Manuel Olivas Portillo y Eustolia Sánchez el 22 de marzo de 1921. Creció y trabajó en los ranchos circundantes de Ojinaga, Chihuahua, México, donde conoció y se casó con María Montoya Delgado, luego en el suroeste de Texas, donde se ganó la vida trabajando en los ranchos para el empresario de campos petroleros, el Sr. Clayton Williams como chef.

Moisés es precedido en la muerte por su esposa María Montoya de Olivas y su hijo mayor Antonio Olivas Montoya.

Le sobreviven sus hijos Moisés Olivas Jr (Pelón), Manuel Ángel Olivas (Menny), José Olivas (Kury), Guadalupe Olivas de Sánchez (Perrikita), Juan de Dios Olivas (Osito), Oliva Olivas (Gallina), Ernesto Beaza (Tito), Martha Olivas (Changita), Francisco Olivas (Torrito), Cecilia Olivas (Jelipa), Héctor Olivas Sr. (El Baby). Además, una gran cantidad de nietos, bisnietos y tataranietos. Todo lo cual amaba profundamente.

Los portadores del féretro serán Antonio Olivas, José David Olivas, Uriel Sánchez, Irvin Olivas, Audine Yair Olivas y Jesús Sánchez.

La familia de Moisés Olivas Sánchez desea extender nuestro sincero agradecimiento a su enfermera de hospicio Jessica Sotelo de Interim Hospice Care y a todos los que han mostrado su amor y condolencias durante este tiempo.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, December 17, 2021

10:00am - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Martinez Funeral Home~Outside ~Chapel

TX

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Rosary

Friday, December 17, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Martinez Funeral Home~Outside ~Chapel

TX

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Santa Teresa Catholic Church

, Presidio, TX 79845

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