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Samuel R. ‘Sam’ Talamantez
Samuel R. “Sam” Talamantez passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 63 years, 11 months, and 4 days. He was born on Feb. 1, 1948, in Floresville to Peter and Margarita Talamantez. He was a lifelong resident of Floresville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Eugene Talamantez.
Sam is survived by his wife, Martha Talamantez of Floresville; his children, Nina Montoya of Cañada Verde, Mario Talamantez and wife Lisa of San Antonio, and John Talamantez and wife Cynthia of San Antonio; his sisters, Maria Louisa Martinez of San Antonio and Delmira Perales of San Antonio; his brothers, Pete Talamantez and wife Rosela of Floresville and Richard Talamantez and wife Francis of Floresville; grandchildren Jacob, Serena, Darla Rae, Miranda, Jose, Johnny Jr., and Jayden.
Visitation was held Sunday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Franklin Funeral Home Chapel in Floresville, with a prayer service held at 7 p.m.
A funeral service was held Monday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Francisco Saldana officiating.
Interment followed in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Floresville.
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