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Petra Rocha Maldonado

Petra Rocha Maldonado

Oct. 19, 1935-Jan. 26, 2024 

Petra Rocha Maldonado, 88, of Slaton passed away on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024.

Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Slaton.  

Interment followed at Englewood Cemetery in Slaton. Arrangements were by Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton.

Petra was born on Oct. 19, 1935, in Marlin, to the late Profilio Rocha and Maria Natividad Rocha. 

She married Joaquin Maldonado on Dec. 31, 1954, after moving to Slaton with her family at the age of 15. 

Petra was an active member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and served as a Guadalupana for several years.

She is survived by her sons, Alex Maldonado of San Angelo, Fred Maldonado and wife Cindy of Boerne; daughters, Sylvia and husband Carlos Bentancourt, Angie Maldonado and husband James Anderson; and daughter-in-law Isabel Maldonado all of Slaton. Petra is also remembered by her brothers, Luis Rocha, Willie Rocha, and sister Lupe Collins of Houston.

Those also cherishing her memory are 24 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. 

Petra is proceeded in death by husband Joaquin Maldonado, and sons, Ray, David and Richard Maldonado.

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