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Maria de Socorro Medina Ortega, 77, of Bandera, Texas passed away on March 7, 2020 in Bandera County, Texas.

She was born in Allende, Coahuila, Mexico to Ignacio and Martina Medina on Jan. 18, 1943.

Socorro was a loving, caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her children describe her as a hero and faithful supporter.

She was a warrior for her family and was always ready to help them day or night. She loved cooking, traveling to the coast and gardening.

Socorro is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Teodoro

Socorro is survived by daughter Rosie Castillo and her husband Jose, son Teodoro Ortega Jr. and his wife Evangelina, daughter Isabelle Perez and her husband Joel, son Jose Ortega and his wife Juanita, son Gustavo Ortega and his wife Kimberly, daughter Maria Rodriguez and her husband Eddie, daughter Alma Fernandez and her husband Marcos and daughter Elisabet Martinez and her husband Tomas.

Socorro is also survived by three brothers, 22 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren

Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Grimes Funeral Chapel in Bandera, Texas.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Grimes Funeral Chapel in Bandera, Texas.

The family invites you to send condolences at by selecting the “Send Condolences” link. Arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.