Katie Maldonado, 99, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.
Memorial services will be at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 in New Life Church, 406 Pittsburg St. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in New Life Church with Oscar “Spike” Maldonado officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mrs. Maldonado was born Jan. 12, 1914, in Hochiem to Josemaria and Petra Trevino. She was self taught bilingual. Mrs. Maldonado loved children and to teach Sunday school.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guadalupe “Lou” Maldonado.
Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Silvernale of Amarillo; a son, Oscar “Spike” Maldonado and wife Sylvia of Amarillo; three sisters, Josephine Maldonado, Beatrice Anzaldua, and Hope De Los Santos and husband Richard, all of Amarillo; two brothers, Abel Trevino of Cuero and Josemaria Trevino, Jr. of Point Comfort; four grandchildren, Trey Wright, Joy Garcia and husband Victor, Janae McMellon and husband Cale and Jocelyn Maldonado; and two great-grandchildren, Shelby Trey Wright and Yuriah E. McMellon.