Alejandro Elias
Alejandro Elias
  • September 18, 1944 - December 30, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Alejandro “Alex” Elias, Sr., 73, of Houston Texas, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 surrounded by his family.

Alex was born on September 18, 1944 in Houston, TX to Tiburcio Elias and Julia Gonzales. Alex was a self-employed master carpenter. He enjoyed dancing, fishing, cooking, watching sports, and coaching baseball for his sons and grandsons. In 1967 he served as a merchant marine and traveled to India and Germany. For many years he served as a Fourth Degree Knight for the Knights of Columbus at St. Philip of Jesus Catholic Church in Houston, Texas.

Alex is survived by his 7 children; Adela Ball, Margaret Mata, Monica Valdez, Alvina Lopez, Alejandro Elias, Jr., Andrew Elias and Ana Rauscher. He is also survived by 28 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 5 brothers, 3 sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is proceeded in death by his Father Tiburcio, Mother Julia, Brothers Martin and Catrino Elias, and Granddaughter Katherine Elizabeth Elias.