Maria Anita Aguilar Cortez
1940 — 2021
Maria Anita "Annie" Cortez peacefully entered into eternal rest at her residence in Falfurrias, Texas on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at the age of 81. She was born on February 25, 1940 to Isidoro Aguilar and Carolina Sandoval Aguilar in Ganado, Texas. She married the love of her life Israel De Leon Cortez and were together for fifty-one years until his passing. Together, they raised four children. Annie always had a love of music. In high school, she participated in the choir program where she was recognized as one of Texas's best by being chosen to be in the Texas All State Choir in 1958. That choir was recognized internationally and performed all over Texas as well as in Oklahoma City,...