NEW IBERIA – Funeral Services will be conducted for Mr. Jose Balderas, Jr., age 55, on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 10:00 am at Evangeline Funeral Home. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Church Cemetery in Patterson.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Friday with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Saturday and remain open until service time.
A native of Kingsville, Texas and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Balderas passed away at 11:15 am on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Iberia Medical Center.
Mr. Balderas was a member of the Plain View Hunting Club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Spending time with family, friends and his granddaughters were especially happy times for him. He was employed by Shamrock Management as an Oilfield Production Foreman.
He is survived by his wife Linda Balderas of New Iberia; son, Jo Ray Balderas of Kingsville, TX, stepson, Joseph Aufleri and wife Nicole of Franklin, LA; daughters, Sunday Landry and husband Charles of Broussard, LA, Jessica Balderas of Kingsville, TX; sisters, Norma Lundy of New Iberia, Linda Hughes of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Ashlyn Landry, Alexi Aufleri, Lillie Balderas and countless nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jose Balderas, Sr. and Josefa Mendietta Balderas.
Pallbearers will be Steven Kilsby, Joseph Aufleri, Jo Ray Balderas, Ray Frederick, Rydel Frederick, and Charles Landry.
Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Tobat and Scott Louviere.
To view on-line obituary, video tribute and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.
Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.