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Juanita (Espinoza) Grinie

June 16, 1925 ~ February 18, 2021 (age 95)

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Services for Juanita Espinoza Grinie, 95 of Temple, will be at 10 am Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple with Mario Zavala officiating. Burial will be at Waco Memorial Park in Waco. She passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at her home.

Juanita Grinie was born on June 16, 1925 in Moulton, Texas to Jose and Ramona (Ramirez) Espinoza. She was a homemaker and a member of Iglesia Bautista Betel Church. Juanita loved to garden, sew, cook, sing and spend time with her family. She was a creative person and enjoyed creating projects for the Church and doing the Lord’s work.

Juanita is preceded in death by her husbands, Pablo Reina and Monico Grinie, Sr.; son, Monico Grinie, Jr.; and grandson, Ricky Reina.

She is survived by her sons, Tom Reina (Elodia), and Mariano Grinie (Noemi); daughters, Elena Reyes (Cruz), Janie Grinie, Santos Mendoza (Gumersindo); and Rebecca Lara (Adam); sisters, Antonia Herrera, Concepcion Trevino, and Mariana Gonzales, all of Houston; brother, Pablo Espinoza from Houston; 19 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, 35 great-great grandchildren, and several step great-grandchildren.

A time of visitation will be held from 5 – 7 pm Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the Honorable Mario Zavala for officiating and all our family and friends for your calls and messages of condolences.

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March 2, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel
500 West Barton Avenue
Temple, TX 76501

Funeral Service
March 3, 2021

10:00 AM
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel
500 West Barton Avenue
Temple, TX 76501

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