Ruben Medina Saenz, 75 of Dumas, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019. The rosary was recited at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Morrison Memorial Chapel. The funeral mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2020 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Gabriel Garcia as celebrant. Services were entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Ruben was born on April 18, 1944 in Pearsall, TX to Andres and Jesusita Saenz. Ruben served his country in the army during the Vietnam Conflict. He later married Yolanda Roel on July 3, 1969 in Pearsall. He was a member of the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Ruben was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters: Pedro Saenz, Solomon Saenz, Francisca “Pancha” Obregon, Agapita Rodriguez, Ramona Salas and Gilbert Saenz.
Ruben is survived by his wife of 50 years, Yolanda of the home; children: Selma Bemister and husband Barry of San Luis Obispo, CA, Sonia Adair and husband Donavin of Dumas, Ruben Saenz Jr. and wife Patricia of Dumas, and Santa Maria Saenz of Oklahoma City; brother: Robert Saenz and wife Rosario of Pearsall; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.