Margaret Contreras

December 16, 1932September 7, 2019

Margaret Contreras passed away at the age of 86. She was born on December 16, 1932 in Needville, Texas. Margaret resided in Houston, Texas before moving to San Antonio for 9 years. She was a devoted Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother and friend. Our mother was a kind, compassionate and strong hearted woman. Margaret loved swimming, dancing, traveling, music and especially spending time with relatives at the family gatherings. Our father, Manuel was mother’s first and only love. They were inseparable and loved dancing together and always being the life of the party. Manuel and Margaret had nine children but still made time for each other. Margaret is proceeded in death by both parents, Alfonso & Juanita Mesa; her loving husband, Manuel Contreras; daughters, Veronica and Juanita Contreras; her sisters, Anita Ramos, Josephine Montes, Lupe Serna; brothers, Mike, Frank, and Jimmy Ramirez. She is survived by her brother Alfonso Mesa. Her children: Manuel Jr., Mary Lou (Nick), Raymond (Gloria), Paul (Debbie), Michael (Lydia), Anna (Mike), Maggie. 20 grandchildren and 38 great grand-children.

Funeral Services are being held at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home 6900 Lawndale St., Houston, Texas 77023. Viewing will be Thursday 5:00pm – 9:00pm Memorial Services will be on Friday 10:00am -12:00pm.

Our Lovely Mother will be dearly missed but we know she is in peace and re-united with the love of her life. We Love you Mom


  • Visitation Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 13, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, September 13, 2019


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Maggie Contreras

September 11, 2019

It is such a great loss for us. She was a beautiful soul. I will carry her in my heart always.

Tim Contreras

September 10, 2019