August 5, 2020 600 PM
Bertha Natividad Renteria, age 88, of Midland, Texas, died Monday, July 20, 2020 at her home with her family by her side. She was born January 3, 1932 in Mineral, San Carlos, Chihuahua, Mexico to Raymundo and Elvira Natividad and raised her family in Presidio, Texas.
Bertha loved spending time with her family — that was the most important thing to her. She loved her grandbabies unconditionally. She liked to enjoy her breakfast outside and looked forward to Sundays, as she hosted Family Sunday Fundays, which consisted of family, food and fun! She loved watching everyone karaoke.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Angel M. Renteria; two sons, Alfonso Renteria and Aurelio Renteria; and a grandson, Rigoberto Gallegos Jr. She leaves behind eight children: Andres Renteria of Odessa, Alberto Renteria of Odessa, Arcelia Renteria of Midland, Aida Ruiz of Midland, Anna Gallegos of Midland, Alma Ramirez of Odessa, Aracely Salas of Midland, and Angel Renteria Jr. of Weatherford, Texas, as well as 32 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
A viewing was held Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a Holy Rosary held at 7 p.m. at Avalos-Sanchez and Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 24, 2020 at Santa Teresa de Jesus Catholic Church in Presidio with Father Mike officiating.
Burial followed at the Desert Hill Cemetery in Presidio, Texas. Pallbearers were her grandsons Alfonso Renteria Jr., Rolando Gallegos, Rafael Ruiz Jr., Julio Cesar Ruiz, Daniel Renteria, Mauricio Renteria and Angel Renteria III, all of Midland. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Avalos-Sanchez and Thomas Funeral Home.