Armandina "Mandy" Garza Ramirez

August 5, 1948 - June 14, 2024
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Armandina Garza Ramirez “Mandy” affectionately known as grandma, was called home on June 14, 2024 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Laredo, Texas on August 5, 1948, to Jose Angel Garza and Maria Consuelo Garza.

Mandy was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a testament of passion and strength of the human spirit. Her unwavering dedication to her loved ones will leave a mark on generations to come.  Mandy lived life with purpose and full of gratitude. Her home was full and thriving with loved ones. Mandy was an avid gardener welcoming sunrises and sunsets as she gave special attention to each plant in her garden. She loved spending time shopping with her girls; she could outwalk them any day. Enjoying the newest and latest fashion trends was something she shared with her daughters and grandchildren. She will tenderly be remembered for the love and time she spent in the kitchen preparing homemade flour tortillas, several types of salsas, atole de arroz, sweet iced tea, and always several main courses followed by pan dulce and coffee. Sundays at Mandy’s home is where she saw the fruits of her labor come to life, where the family gathered to enjoy great food and each other’s company, but not before “saying Grace” which will continue to be our families cornerstone.

As God looks upon her, he is welcoming her saying “Well done thy Good and Faithful servant, well done”. – Matthew 25:23

Mandy is preceded in death by her loving parents Jose Angel Garza and Maria Consuelo Garza, brother Jose Angel Garza Jr; sister, Elma Molina and late husband Justino Flores who undoubtedly have welcomed her home with open arms.

Armandina “Mandy” is not only survived by but will continue to live in the legacy she leaves behind: her husband of 43 years Juan A. Ramirez, her children and grandchildren. Mirtha Saucedo and children, Brittany (Gabriel Pineda) Benavides, Francisco Javier Benavides, Jr., Daniela Marlen Saucedo, Miguel Angel Saucedo, Jr.,
Myrna (Carlos A.) Canales and children, Carlos Alberto Canales, Jr., Vianey Vivianna Canales,  Maribel (Ignacio) Arce and children, Emilio Arce, Eli Arce,
Esmeralda (Luis) Martinez and daughter, Alyssa Karina Martinez,
Ruby (Donny) Guerra and children, Donny Guerra, V., David Guerra, Kassandra “KC” (Manny Martinez-Arias) Manuel and Rubylyn,
Roxanne (Rhett) Schaef and children, Rhett Marshall Schaef, Michael Schaef, Samantha (Trent) Maxwell, Luke and Tinley,
Juan A. Ramirez(Lillian Palafox+) and children, Jillian A. Ramirez, Leilah C. Ramirez and Emma Roxanne Ramirez,
Mandy (Pedro) Chapa and children, Nova Degollado, Robert J. Degollado, Emily R. Degollado and Eliana S. Chapa; brothers and sisters, Antonio (Elida) Garza, Alfredo (Sandra) Garza, Aguinaldo (Irma) Garza, Juan (Gloria) Garza, Jaime (Sandra) Garza, Jose (Maribel) Garza, Irma Salazar and Elma “Male Molina+” (Humberto Molina+); as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cherished in laws.

The family will be receiving condolences on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 in the Angelus Chapel at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  A prayer service will be officated at 7:00 pm.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation services, where chapel doors will open at 7:00 am. A chapel service will be officiated at 11:00 am. Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

To honor and celebrate Mandy’s life, we are asking family and friends to wear light color attire.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services

Address:

1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Time: 11:00 am

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services

Address:

1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Calvary Catholic Cemetery

Address:

3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041

 

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Born: August 5, 1948
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Felipe Martinez posted on 6/20/24

I would like to express my most sincere and heartfelt condolence to Mandy's Family. I am related to her through her Mother, Consuelo, and Mandy's grandmother, Tia Cuca, as I would call her when I was a young child. Tia Cuca was my mother's sister, Josefa V. Martinez. May the Lord bless you and grant you the strength to move on with your lives united in prayer for Mandy to rest in peace in the Kingdom of the Lord.

 

Elva posted on 6/20/24

Our Deepest Condolences to your family. May GOD grant you peace and strength. With love, Elva Martinez- Elizondo

 

Maria vitela posted on 6/18/24

My deepest condolences and prayers for all the family and many blessings 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

 

Ruben & Belinda Castaño posted on 6/18/24

With our deepest condolences, We love you Myrna, Cayo, Charlie, Vianey, and family. Love, Ruben, Bel, and Family.

 

Jo Anna Guerra posted on 6/18/24

I’m so heartachingly sorry for your loss. Very glad that you all have each other to lean on, although it doesn’t make it any easier to take. All my love and prayers for the whole family at this time.

 

Patty Flores Galvan posted on 6/18/24

My sincere condolences!! With Love

 

Linda Hein posted on 6/17/24

My deepest condolences to the family. I remember Armandina, we were childhood neighbor's. Sending prayers to the family. 🙏🙏

 

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