Luis M. Ramirez Sr.
January 28, 2012
Luis M. Ramirez
Sr., 77, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas.
was a member of the Raymond and Tirza Martin High School Basball Program
having played as a pitcher with the team throughout his high school years.
He proudly participated in the teams competitions that included an apperance
in the 1952 Texas State Tournament at which he set a State Record by striking
out 7 consecutive batters in a 1989.
Luis was honored together with 1952 high school team as group inductees
and again in 1998 as an individual inductee into the Laredo Latin American
International Sports Hall of Fame.
Afterwards Mr. Ramirez was a player with the Corpus Christi Clippers,
The Laredo Apaches and The Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes Baseball Teams. He also
served as an umpire with the Noon Optimist Senior League of Laredo for
He is preceded
in death by his wife, Elena Guadalupe Luna Ramirez who passed away on
April 6, 2000. Parents, Abraham and Florinda Ramirez. Brother, Candelario
Ramirez. Sister, Virginia Aguilar.
He is survived
by his children, Gloria E. (Santos) Reyes, Luis M. Ramirez Jr., Abraham
A. Ramirez and Enrique A. Ramirez.
Grandchildren, Luis Ramirez III, Abraham (Cassandra) Reyes, Steven Ramirez,
Christine Reyes and Macario Ramirez.
Great-grandchildren, Kayley Reyes, Kayden Reyes and Ayden Reyes. Brothers,
Abraham (Celia) Ramirez and Ramiro (Oralia) Ramirez.
Sister-in-Law, Maria Luisa Ramirez.
nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the ICU Staffs
at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, The Laredo Specialty
Hospital and Laredo Medical Center for the wonderful and loving care they
extended to Mr. Ramirez and his family during his illness.
will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 4 to 9 p.m. and a Vigil
of the Deceased will be held at 7 p.m. in the Hernandez-Lopez and Sons
Northside Chapels, 800 Boston St. at San Bernardo Ave.
Funeral services will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, January 30, 2012 departing
from the funeral home chapel.
Holy Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. at San Luis Rey Catholic Church.
Committal services and interment will then follow in the Calvary Catholic