Our Lord called Yolanda H. Linan to His loving presence on July 5, 2020. She
peacefully joined His everlasting kingdom in the early morning. Mrs. Linan was born on March18, 1924. She moved to Brownsville, Texas in 1969 where she raised her family and called home. She was a loving and caring wife, and mother, to her five children. She devoted endless hours as a volunteer to St. Mary Church over 50 years, sharing her devotion with other parishioners.
Mrs. Linan is preceded in death by her husband, Godofredo Linan, by her eldest son,
Godofredo Linan, Jr. and eldest daughter Maria Yolanda Linan LeBaron.
She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia Linan Thompson, Ph.D., of Austin, Texas and Eugene, Oregon and her sons, Luis Linan, M.D. of El Paso, Texas and Gerardo “Gerry” Linan, J.D, of Brownsville, Texas.
Mrs. Linan was a loving grandmother of eight grandchildren, Jerome LeBaron, Jason
LeBaron, Jonathan LeBaron, Jenilin LeBaron, Francisca Thompson, Raven Thompson, Luis Esteban Linan, and Alejandra Victoria Linan. She also had 10 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Garza Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020, at St. Mary Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at Buena Vista Burial Park Mausoleum.
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