Monday, May 2, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoMarma went missing near FM427/CR537. F/Terrier mix/30lbs/Orange/Red medium length fur. Can be extremely shy- please call or text 210-440-3889 if seen.

VideoREWARD!! Trooper a gray & white male cat is missing from County Road 429 Stockdale. He might have been accidently transported off. Missing since 11/13/2015. Call 512-629-2005.
Found: 2 female dogs, 1 black and white Terrier mix and 1 Lab mix puppy, Floresville. 812-632-8164.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Bill Miller Bar-B-Q, Hiring at $9.50/hour. Flexible schedule, Tuition reimbursement, Health insurance - 401 (k) , Paid vacation. Apply at 1615 Standish, Floresville. EOE.
Healthcare Services seeking Cook/Dietary Aide, full-time, (weekday and weekends), must pass background check. Call 830-393-1493 for more information.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Vinyards Funeral Home OBWCN your news your way-subscribeWCN Obituaries
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Obituaries


Macario "Mac" De La Zerda


Macario "Mac" De La Zerda


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Write a Tribute. Share a Memory.
April 24, 2013
5,017 views
1 condolence

1925-2013

Macario “Mac” De La Zerda, 87, a longtime resident of Poth, Texas, entered eternal rest Sunday, April 21, 2013. Mac was born in Sutherland Springs, July 26, 1925, to Juan Antonio and Cruz Garcia De La Zerda. Later, they moved to Kosciusko where they sharecropped on the Aloysius Kolodziej Sr. farm.

At the age of 17, he volunteered to join the U.S. Navy to serve his country. Upon completion of boot camp at San Diego, Calif., his wife, Juanita Garza De La Zerda, and infant daughter, Sally, met him in San Diego and visited for several days. Not knowing their destination, Mac and his shipmates sailed for 16 days to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The group’s final destination was Samar Island in the Philippines, where he was stationed for one year. Mac returned to the states on the USS Edgecomb via the port at Swan Island, Ore. He was honorably discharged from Camp Wallace, Texas, in 1946.

Mac served Wilson County and the Poth community in various capacities. He worked for Wilson County for many years and had come to know virtually every farm and resident of the county. He was awarded a lifetime membership in VFW Post 8555 in 1979, where he served as former Post Commander and remained a principal leader in that organization. He served on the Poth City Council and the Poth Housing Authority. An active member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, he also enjoyed being a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife of more than 64 years, Juanita Garza De La Zerda; his brothers, Simon and Gabino De La Zerda; sister Emilia De La Zerda; and son-in-law Victor Coronado.

Mac is survived by his sister, Francisca Cantu of Wisconsin; his children, Sally Coronado, Jimmy De La Zerda, Adela Ashburn and husband Michael, Stella Soliz, Delia Ramirez, Eloisa Ingmire, Johnny De La Zerda and wife Mary Esther, Jesse De La Zerda, Dwayne De La Zerda and wife Jodi, and Darla Polasek and husband Edward; 20 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will begin Wednesday, April 24, at 5 p.m. in the Vinyard Funeral Home in Poth, with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Poth.

Interment will follow in the Blessed Sacrament Cemetery in Poth.
 

Your Condolences, Prayers, and Memories

 
George Stavinoha  
Boerne, TX  
April 24, 2013 10:29am
 
Poth lost another great man on 4/21/13. RIP my friend, Mr. Mac. My condolences to all of the family.

Please share a prayer, memory, or offer your condolences below.


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Obituaries Archives


Amparo Alcala (April 27, 2016)
Cerio Lara Flores Sr. (April 27, 2016)
Daniel Conde Garza (April 27, 2016)
Donald Duff (April 27, 2016)
Elinor Claire Flewellen (April 27, 2016)
Emma Reyes Fuentes (April 27, 2016)
Grady Ann McAllister (April 27, 2016)
Kenneth Dale Sadler (April 27, 2016)
Prosper W. ‘Corky’ Nieschwietz Jr. (April 27, 2016)
Ritchy Rae Kerfoot (April 27, 2016)
Ryan James Merecka (April 27, 2016)
Zygmund Anton Moczygemba (April 27, 2016)
Adam P. ‘Shine’ Mejia (April 20, 2016)
Elder Brooks (April 20, 2016)
Erwin Hermann Wahl (April 20, 2016)
Esmelindo ‘PoPo’ DeLeon (April 20, 2016)
Jimmy Munoz Perez (April 20, 2016)
Johanna Faith ‘Hanna’ (Hershberger) Darden (April 20, 2016)
John Wesley ‘Spider’ Brooks (April 20, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Esteban Montes Longoria (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Frank Uriegas Gutierrez Sr. (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Julia Streety Scarbrough (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Leland W. Cook (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Linda K. Young (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Mary Jean Deskin Tumlinson (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Refugio E. Peña (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Robert W. Gadd Jr. (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Rudolf L. ‘Rudy’ Rivers (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Shirley Chandler Tucker (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Wilma Cletty Thurmond (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Albert Emil Rieck (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Aurora ‘Gole’ Peña Estrada (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Charles Edward Redden (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Eddie Perez (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Emma Bea Harrell Mills (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Eugene T. Garza (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Gertrude Tausch Haverlah (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Henry Dominguez Brown Jr. (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Kenneth Dale Sadler (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Lynda Loree (Wolcott) Bush (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Patrick Allen Kotara (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Sandra June Redden (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Wanda (Kindle) Pattillo (April 6, 2016)
WCN Share Your Thoughts
obituary page obituary submission
Heavenly Touch homeEast Central Driving SchoolAllstate & McBride RealtyTriple R DC ExpertsVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.