OBITUARY

Sofia Sustaita

September 30, 1937February 15, 2021
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Sofia L. Sustaita, 83, of Temple, joined the lord on Monday, February 15, 2021. Sofia was born to Maria Muñoz and Pastor Juan Lopez Sr. on September 30, 1937. Sofia married Juan Sustaita on June 16, 1954, in Temple. In 1970, Sofia and Juan opened Big John's Paint and Body in Temple and in 1984 they also opened Big John's Paint and Body in Belton. Sofia was a woman of faith, she was a member of the Templo Vision de Lo Alto in Belton. She was a caring woman and loved attending church, cooking and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia Quintero, on Dec. 15, 1997 and husband Juan Sustaita, on July 11, 2001. Survivors are her two sons, Arnold and wife Jody Sustaita of Salado and Richard and wife Rebecca Sustaita, of Temple; and one daughter, Minnie and husband Telesforo Sauceda of Belton; brother Juan Lopez Jr. of Temple; her sister Leonarda Gonzales, of Temple. Sofia also had seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. A visitation for Sofia will be held Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX. A funeral service will occur Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM, Temple, TX. A burial will occur Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Temple, Texas. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.crawfordbowerstemple.com for the Sustaita family.

Sofia L. Sustaita, de 83 años, de la ciudad de Temple, fue reunida con el señor el sábado, día 15 de febrero 2021. Sofia fue nacida a la Señora Maria Munoz y el Pastor Juan Lopez Sr. El día 30 de septiembre del año 1937. Sofia fue casada con Juan Sustaita el día 16 de junio del año 1954 en Temple. En 1970, Sofia y Juan establecieron un taller de carrocería, llamado Big John’s Paint and Body. Luego en 1984, establecieron otro taller del mismo nombre en Belton. Sofia era una mujer de fe, era miembro de la iglesia Templo Visión de Lo Alto en Belton. Ella era una mujer cariñosa y le encantaba ir a la iglesia, cocinar y lo más importante era estar con familia. Fue precedida por su hija, Virginia Quintero, que murió el 15 de diciembre del 1997 y su esposo Juan Sustaita que murió el 11 de julio del 2001. Su supérstites son sus dos hijos: Richard Sustaita y su esposa Rebecca Sustaita de Temple; y Arnold Sustaita y su esposa Jody Sustaita de Salado; una hija, Minnie Sauceda y su esposo Telesforo Sauceda de Belton; un hermano Juan Lopez Jr de Temple, y una hermana Leonarda Gonzales de Temple. Sofia tenía siete nietos y nueve bisnietos.

Una visita a Sofía se llevará a cabo el sábado 27 de febrero de 2021 de 10:00 a.m. a 11:00 a.m. en Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX. Un funeral tendrá lugar el sábado 27 de febrero de 2021 a las 11:00 a.m., Temple, TX. El entierro tendrá lugar el sábado 27 de febrero de 2021 en el cementerio Hillcrest, Temple, Texas. Se pueden compartir buenos recuerdos y expresiones de simpatía en www.crawfordbowerstemple.com para la familia Sustaita.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 27, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, February 27, 2021

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Karen Owens

February 27, 2021

Sending deepest of heartfelt prayers for comfort and peace to the family ❤️ Memories are the best way to hold our loved ones close ❤️

Tony and Velda Mendoza

February 27, 2021

Minnie: We are sorry to hear of your moms passing. Our condolences to your family. We remember her as being a strong woman of faith who was loved by many. Our prayers are with you my friend..

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