August 3, 1930 – October 23, 2018
Josephine Rendon was born in Eastland, Texas on August 3, 1930 to Cruz and Joe Ortiz. She grew up in Abilene, Texas with 7 sisters and 6 brothers.
In 1949, she married Arthur Rendon and resided in Oak Forest for 35 years. In their early years, Josie and Arthur were very involved in some of the first Hispanic social clubs in Houston, Texas. Together they raised 4 children, Arthur, Henry, Margie, and Leon. After 40 years of marriage, her beloved husband went to heaven.
Josie took pride in creating a warm and loving home for her children. She had a true love for family and friends. Some of her hobbies included gardening, sewing and her favorite word searches. She was happiest when she was surrounded by her 9 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren who affectionately called her Momo and will miss her dearly.
Her funeral mass will be Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 4213 Mangum Rd, Houston, Texas 77092. Lunch immediately following in the parish hall. Burial will be held at 3 p.m. at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston, Texas 77023.
- Visitation Friday, October 26, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, October 27, 2018
- Committal Service Saturday, October 27, 2018
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October 25, 2018
I am saddened to learn of Josie’s passing . I only had the pleasure of being with her a couple of times. She was a very lovely lady with a beautiful family. My sincere condolences are sent to all. May your beautiful memories bring you comfort.
Cynthia and ruben Sanchez
October 25, 2018
My condolences to the Rendon family. I would like to say that Mrs Josiie was the best across the street neighbor I could ask for. I am going to miss my talking with her when she would be outside working in her yard. I won’t forget her beautiful smile. I am so sad and going to miss her dearly. I pray that God gives her family comfort during this time of grieving. Truly a great loss. R.I.P. Mrs Josie. Love Cynthia and Ruben.