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David Alaniz, Jr.

December 11, 1966 ~ March 29, 2015 (age 48)


David Alaniz, Jr., 48, of Texas City, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Mainland Medical Center in Texas City. David was born December 11, 1966 in Galveston. He was a route salesman for Frito Lay, but more importantly a family man and a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:00 - 7:00 P.M., at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 A.M., at Emken-Linton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock.

He is preceded in death by his father, David Alaniz, Sr.

Survivors include wife, Jo Ann Olguin; sons, David "Trey" Alaniz III and wife Marlene, Troy Marcus Alaniz; granddaughter, Isabel Marie Alaniz; mother, Dominga Alaniz; brother, Ernest Lee Alaniz; stepmother, Glenda Alaniz; sisters, Crystal Nicole Cortez, Angela Marie Alaniz; mother-in-law, Dora Cisneros; brothers-in-law, Jesse Olguin III and wife Billie Jean, Jeff Olguin and wife Dawn, Daniel Reyna, Jr. and wife Glenda; sisters-in-law, Caprina Olguin, Diana Hendricks; numerous nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers are Christopher R. Gonzales, Daniel Reyna, Jr., Jeff Olguin, Richard Ovalle, Frank Ovalle and Troy Wright; Honorary Pallbearer, Ruben Gaytan, Jr.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude for the care provided by the ICU medical team at Mainland Medical Center.


EmkenLinton Funeral Home
5100 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX  77592
Thursday, April 2, 2015
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.



EmkenLinton Funeral Home
5100 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX  77592
Friday, April 3, 2015
10:00 a.m.


Galveston Memorial Park
7301 Memorial Drive
Hitchcock, TX  77563

To send flowers to David's family, please visit our floral section.


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