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Maria Muniz, 1957-2017

Funeral services for Natividad “Maria” Muniz of Albert Lea will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Theodore Catholic Church in Albert Lea. The Rev. Russell Scepaniak will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Maria Muniz

Maria died Thursday, April 27, 2017, at her home in Albert Lea. She was 59.

Maria was born Sept. 8, 1957, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, the daughter of Feliz and Maria (Padilla) Ramirez. She had made her home in Albert Lea since 2001 and had been employed as a nurse’s aide at St John’s Lutheran Community and Thorne Crest Senior Living Community.

Maria had a green thumb and enjoyed gardening and flowers. She loved spending time with her family. The greatest loves of her life were her sons.

Maria is survived by her children Omar (Mayra) Muniz of Albert Lea, Francisco Muniz Jr. of Chicago, Arturo Muniz of Chicago, Jesus Muniz of Albert Lea and Miguel Angel Muniz of Albert Lea; grandchildren Angie Marie, Aries, Nicolas, Ailany Amy, Jake Elius, Avyanna Marie and Josiah Santino; and many other extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents.