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Rosewood Funeral Chapel

3304 Mockingbird Ln, Victoria, TX

OBITUARY

Merle Marie Parenica

July 27, 1934January 16, 2020
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Merle Marie Parenica, 85, of Placedo, passed away surrounded by her family on January 16, 2020. Merle was born July 27, 1934 in Port Lavaca to the late Lula Mae and Samuel Tracy Sanders. She was a member of Bloomington Church of Christ. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Merle is survived by her children, Kathy McGrand (John) of Placedo, Shirley Hodges of Placedo, Karen Parenica of Placedo, Gary Parenica (Christy) of Pipe Creek, Ronnie Parenica (Gayle) of Placedo; sister, Ima Roberts of Port Lavaca; brother, Norman Sanders of Port Lavaca and 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frankie Edward Parenica Jr; sisters, Erlene Neyland, Jewel Mickle and brother, Elbert Sanders, Visitation will be Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 4-6 PM at Rosewood Funeral Chapel. Funeral services are Monday, January 20, 2020 at 10 AM at Rosewood Funeral Chapel with burial to immediately follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers are Matthew Price, Mark Parenica, Aaron Parenica, Lance Hodges, Quintin Stroman Jr. and Randy Roberts. Honorary pallbearers are Don Neyland, Sammy Sanders, Bryan Sanders, Brad Sanders, Larry Sanders, Richard Sanders, Alan Mickle and John McGrand. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Kidney Foundation. Word of comfort may be shared at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Samuel Tracy Sanders, Father (deceased)
  • Lula Mae Yeater Sanders, Mother (deceased)
  • Frankie Edwards Parenica Jr., Husband (deceased)
  • Kathy McGrand and husband John, Daughter
  • Shirley Hodges, Daughter
  • Karen Parenica, Daughter
  • Gary Parenica and wife Christy, Son
  • Ronnie Parenica and wife Gayle, Son
  • Ima Roberts, Sister
  • Erlene Neyland, Sister (deceased)
  • Jewel Mickle, Sister (deceased)
  • Norman Sanders, Brother
  • Elbert Sanders, Brother (deceased)
  • Merle also leaves behind 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren to cherish her memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Matthew Price
  • Mark Parenica
  • Aaron Parenica
  • Lance Hodges
  • Quintin Stroman Jr.
  • Randy Roberts
  • Don Neyland, Honorary
  • Sammy Sanders, Honorary
  • Bryan Sanders, Honorary
  • Brad Sanders, Honorary
  • Larry Sanders, Honorary
  • Richard Sanders, Honorary
  • Alan Mickle, Honorary
  • John McGrand, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, January 19, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Burial Monday, January 20, 2020

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Biography

Merle Marie Parenica, 85, of Placedo, passed away surrounded by her family on January 16, 2020. Merle was born July 27, 1934 in Port Lavaca to the late Lula Mae and Samuel Tracy Sanders. She was a member of Bloomington Church of Christ. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Merle is survived by her children, Kathy McGrand (John) of Placedo, Shirley Hodges of Placedo, Karen Parenica of Placedo, Gary Parenica (Christy) of Pipe Creek, Ronnie Parenica (Gayle) of Placedo; sister, Ima Roberts of Port Lavaca; brother, Norman Sanders of Port Lavaca and 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frankie Edward Parenica Jr; sisters, Erlene Neyland, Jewel Mickle and brother, Elbert Sanders,
Visitation will be Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 4-6 PM at Rosewood Funeral Chapel.
Funeral services are Monday, January 20, 2020 at 10 AM at Rosewood Funeral Chapel with burial to immediately follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Matthew Price, Mark Parenica, Aaron Parenica, Lance Hodges, Quintin Stroman Jr. and Randy Roberts.
Honorary pallbearers are Don Neyland, Sammy Sanders, Bryan Sanders, Brad Sanders, Larry Sanders, Richard Sanders, Alan Mickle and John McGrand.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Kidney Foundation.
Word of comfort may be shared at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.