, Port Arthur, Texas


May 1, 2013

Simon Contreras, jr.

KRUM —    Simon Contreras, Jr., 45, of Krum, Texas, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Denton. He was born on May 31, 1967, to Lydia and Simon Contreras, Sr., in Lubbock.

   Simon was known as a man that was loving, kind, strong and very family oriented. He enjoyed having a good time, playing horseshoes, ladder ball and spending time with family and loved ones.

   Simon is survived by his wife, Pennie Webster Contreras; children, Paige Nicole Contreras, Cori Jean Contreras, and Alex Joseph Contreras, all of Nederland and Olivia Grace Contreras of Krum; mother, Lydia Contreras of Missouri; grandchildren, Augusta Shea Perry and MaKayla Anne Perry; brothers, Juan De la Rosa and his wife, Allison, of Morgan City, Louisiana and Jose Moreno of Houma, Louisiana; sisters, Ortencia Contreras of Fort Worth; Lydia Rivere and her husband, Kenny, of Houma, Louisiana; Maria Lynn and her husband, Bill, of Waynesville, Missouri; and Anna Goodwin of New Mexico; and very good friend, Amber Sandmann.  

   He is preceded in death by his father, Simon F. Contreras, Sr.; and grandmother, Dora Boudreaux.

  A gathering of Mr. Contreras’ family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2013, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street. His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Broussard’s, with interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

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