COMANCHE A private memorial service for Bertha Velasquez, 79, was held on Friday, April 17, 2015, at Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche.

She died Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Comanche.

She was born April 23, 1935, in Robstown, to Guadalupe and Sara (Zepeda) Ybarra. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Jesus C. Velasquez of Comanche; daughter, Virginia of Jasper; daughter, Teresa Gage of Brownwood; son, Martin Velasquez of Comanche; son, Jeff Velasquez of Comanche; daughter, Onesima Rodriquez of Sinton; daughter, Veronica of Abilene; daughter, Anna Parmele of Huntington; son, Victor Velasquez of Bowie; and numerous grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Joe Angel Gonzalez; and two brothers, Magdaleno Ybarra and Perfecto Ybarra.