Jose V. Morin
Jose V. Morin, a lifelong resident of Karnes City, Texas, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2006, in St. Luke’s Hospital in San Antonio at the age of 71 years, 3 months, and 19 days.
He was born in Helena on March 25, 1935 and was married on Aug. 23, 1961 in Pawnee.
Jose worked as a produce manager for the Karnes Mercantile Co., retiring after 25 years of service. He was a member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Karnes City.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Dolores and Jesus Morin Sr.; his sisters, Carmen Garcia, Denovena Galindo, and Julia Morin; and two brothers, Celestino Morin and Jesus Morin Jr.
Surviving Jose are his wife of nearly 45 years, Maria Virginia Morin of Karnes City; his sons, Joe Morin Jr. of Karnes City and Richard Gutierrez and wife Velma of Round Rock; a daughter, Ida Yelverton and husband Dennis of Jackson, Tenn.; his brothers, George Morin of Humboldt, Tenn., Demetrio Morin of Karnes City, and Raymond Morin Jr. of San Antonio; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A rosary was recited on Monday, July 17, at 7 p.m. in the Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel in Karnes City.
On Tuesday at 8 a.m., a funeral service was held in St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Karnes City with the Rev. Adrian Adamik officiating.
Interment took place in the Helena Latin Cemetery in Helena.