Thank you for sharing memory of family

Editor, the Advocate:

The family of Jose, Carolina and Carrie De Los Santos would like to thank the following publications for memorable articles: Victoria Advocate, "50 years later," Dec. 5; Voices United, "Dia de los Muertos exhibit at the Nave Museum . ," November; and Golden Crescent Magazine, "Dia de los Muertos," October/November. Thank you to the Nave Museum for the opportunity to design an altar, "Dia de los Santos."

Thank you to family and friends for making the Celebration of Life Mass and reception in memory of our parents and sister very memorable occasions. Tears of sadness, joy and laughter unified family and friends as we shared memories of the past and hope for the future. We would like to thank everyone who expressed a message of faith, hope and love. Thanks to God and everyone for giving us strength in the past, present and for the future.

Gloria Jean Padilla, Melba Cortez, and Joe, Rudy, Gilbert and Oscar De Los Santos, Victoria