Silvestra Lara Molinar of Fort Davis passed away at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas on Saturday May 6th, 2023 at the age of 92. Silvestra was born on January 30, 1931 to Brijido Dutchover Lara and Maria Quiroz Lara in Fort Davis, Texas. She said she finished fourth grade & continued to practice and improve by reading the Bible and newspapers. She made a living as a self-employed housekeeper. She was married to Florencio (Lencho) Molinar and they had 2 children; Susanna and Frank.
Silvestra was very involved in her children’s sports. She helped by sponsoring and transporting them to out of town games and cheering them on. She loved her children’s sports and of course later her grandchildrens.
She also loved animals. She would feed all the strays and anyone else’s animals if they were going to be out of town or happen to wander into her yard. She usually had 2 or 3 dogs at a time and a cat or two. Being the eldest, she was a hero to all her siblings. She was always there to help them all. She taught them by example through her hard work and honesty. She was always THERE.
Silvestra is survived by her son Frank Molinar and daughter Susanna Jane Liddell and her husband Randy of Fort Davis.
Seven grandchildren: Ashley and Wesley Molinar both of Fort Davis, Brooke Mckinney, Becky Puckett and husband Worth of Fort Davis; Adam Liddell of Lubbock Texas; Aaron Liddell of Fort Davis; John Liddell and wife Emily of Richardson Texas;
Seven great grandchildren Clayton Puckett and wife Savannah of Gilbert, Arizona; Jacy White and husband Anthony of Vancouver, Washington; William Liddell of Lubbock; Mia, Max, Theo & Beau Liddell of Richardson, Texas and
Two Great Great grandchildren Rylee Jo & Bodee Puckett of Gilbert, Arizona.
She is also survived by her brother Brijido Lara, Jr and one sister Mary Alice Hester and husband Joe. Also, her sister-in-law Lolie Lara and brother-in-law Chon Granado, Sr. She was preceded in death by her sister Eva Granado, brothers Fred Lara, Sr, Tommy Lara, Sr & Ben Lara.
Funeral & burial services will be held at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Fort Davis at 10 am on Thursday, May 11, 2023 with Minister Curtis Wubbena presiding.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Wesley Molinar, Adam Liddell, Aaron Liddell, John LIddell, Worth Puckett and Clayton Puckett.
Honorary Pallbearers are her friends Lolie Lara, Mini Hartnett, Jay Jarratt, Olga Chavez, Carmen Zielinski, and Gloria Jimenez Navarrette. There are many many wonderful friends that helped Silvestra throughout her life.
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Services have been entrusted to Alpine Memorial Funeral Home in Alpine, Texas.
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