Jesusa R. Madrigal, age 81, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019. She was born January 2, 1938 to Antonio and Andrea Riojas in Beeville, Texas and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. She married her husband of 45 year, Juan Madrigal, Sr. on August 23, 1957.
Jesusa loved gardening, Bingo, and family gatherings. She will always be remembered for her love of laughter, music, dancing and for loving each one of us in her own special way.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Juan Madrigal, Sr., parents, Antonio and Andrea Riojas, 5 brothers, Salamon, Nato, Rey, Juan, Jose “Pato”.
Jesusa is survived by her children, Rosa Linda (Mario) Perez, May (Billy) Perez, Juan Jr. (Linda) Madrigal, Felix Madrigal, Sr. “Chano”, grandsons, Robert Madrigal, Rey Ramos Jr., Mario Perez Jr., Johnny Madrigal III, Mark Perez, John Ramos Sr., Mario James Madrigal, Felix Madrigal Jr., granddaughter, Jessica Madrigal, 19 Great Grandchildren, 2 Great Great Grandchildren, sisters, Maria Pena, Olga (Alonzo) Perez, Aurora (Frank) Leal and Linda Moreno.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Monday, June 3, 2019 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM that same evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 AM, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Our Lady of Pilar Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Robert Madrigal, Mario Perez Jr., Rey Ramos Jr., Felix Madrigal Jr., John Ramos Sr., Mario Madrigal Sr., Johnny Madrigal III, Jessica Madrigal and Mark Eric Perez.
The family would like to extend special thanks to Nurse Trudy from San Rafael Nursing Home and her very special friend, Mrs. Rose.