April 13, 1931 – December 5, 2018
Arturo Alonso, born on April 13, 1931 went to be with the Lord on December 5, 2018 at the age of 87. Arturo was born in San Antonio, TX raised in Piedras Negras to the age of 14, attended Central Catholic High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. Arturo proudly established a large family and instilled a foundation of family values, hard work and education. In his early years he was dedicated to the church and St. Vincent de Paul. Arturo worked at Kelly A.F.B. for 39 years as a Chief Foreman's Foreman. He was best known for his love of his large family, insight as a skilled jack of all trades and love of music. Arturo dedicated his life to the security and wellness of his family and will be lovingly remembered by his surviving beloved wife of 65 years, Concepcion Alonso; surviving 8 children, Mary Cardenas, Arturo Alonso Jr., Maria Elena Alonso, Ana Folks, Daniel Alonso, Lionel Alonso, Angela Alonso-Smith, Maribel Drew and their spouses; 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be on Thursday December 13, 2018 a 5:00 p.m. with the Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. at Trevino Funeral Home on 226 Cupples Rd. The funeral procession will depart the funeral home on Friday December 14, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. for Mass at 10:00 a.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower Church, 1715 N. Zarzamora. Burial is pending for a future date after cremation.
- Arturo is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Concepcion Alonso; surviving 8 children, Mary, Arturo, Jr., Elena, Ana, Daniel, Lionel, Angela, Maribel and their spouses; 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
- Visitation Thursday, December 13, 2018
- Rosary Thursday, December 13, 2018
- Mass of the Resurrection Friday, December 14, 2018
January 22, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the Alonso family,
I had the privilege to work as a secretary for this impeccable gentleman. I only wish I could have served him longer than I did. He was extra special to me. I always had him in my prayers at tax season and wished him a happy birthday even though I didn’t know how to contact him. 🙂 He treated me as if I was his daughter and never let any of his crew of 80 men disrespect me. He respected his foremen and workers and he earned everyone’s respect in return. He made it a point to see than his hard working employees advance to higher levels even at the expense of his own team taking that loss. I saw him defend his workers to his superiors even if they were wrong and then handle the issue himself. I met your beautiful family when he invited me and my husband to one of his kids wedding. I’m blessed to have had the privilege to work for such a beautiful man. God bless you all during this difficult time! Mr. Alonso, I rest assuredly that you earned the right to rest eternally in the arms of God our father! May the eternal light shine upon you!
December 12, 2018
To the Alonso family
My deepest sympathy, my late husband Rudy Arzola worked with your Dad, he always spoke very highly of him, and the pride he would speak of his children.
December 12, 2018
Your Dad was such a hard-working man. It was easy to see how much he loved his family just from observing how much he helped you at home.
Heaven has a new angel. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family.
December 11, 2018
Tio, I just want you to know how much I admired your fatherly advice and love of family. I still remember spending time at your home, some of the best memories of my life. We were all one big family and felt so much love. You had the best stories and I will never forget you. Much love from your nephew.