Augustina Garcia Gauna
December 2, 1944  -  July 22, 2018

Augustina Garcia Gauna

Harper-Talasek Funeral Home
500 West Barton Avenue
Temple, TX  76501
Thursday, July 26, 2018
6 - 8 p.m., Rosary at 7 pm
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Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
707 E. 6th Street
Temple, TX  76501
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Bellwood Memorial Park
8575 Airport Road
Temple, TX  76504
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Services for Augustina Garcia Gauna, 73, of Temple, will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 27, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Temple with Father Francisco Rodriguez officiating. Burial will follow in Bellwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Gauna passed away Sunday, July 22, at her home in Temple.

Augustina Garcia Gauna was born December 2, 1944 in Liberty Hill, Texas to Trinidad Garcia and Refugia Castor Garcia. She married Eugene Gauna at Immaculate Heart Church in Sweetwater, Texas on January 19, 1964 and he preceded her in death on December 7, 2008. Augustina worked in dietary for Scott and White Memorial Hospital, and as a CNA at local nursing homes and at Scott and White. She loved to travel and enjoyed gardening, sewing and cooking large meals for her family. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She lived in Temple for fifty years and was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

Mrs. Gauna was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene; and her brother, Andrew Garcia. She is survived by her sons, Steven Gauna and wife Janet, and Alexander Gauna and wife Claudia; daughters Christina Uribe and husband Jacinto, Suzanna Camarillo and husband Luis, and JoAnna Morris and husband Joseph; brothers Johnny Garcia and wife Martha, Trini Garcia and wife Martha, and Robert Garcia; sisters Adelita Batres and Estella Ruiz; twelve grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple. Recitation of Rosary will be at 7 p.m.

Harper-Talasek Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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  1. Jane and Franklin Morgan
    Hartly, DE

    We are so sorry for your loss. My sister was blessed to have such a sweet mother in law.

  2. Mary Helen Rodriguez
    Temple, TX

    Will miss her she was so nice to me and my family her and your dad were awesome but there together know rejoice with family in heaven

  3. Janie Dukes
    Tempke, TX

    So sorry for you're loss, you're mom and dad were good friends to my mom and lawrence out if town I can't be prayers are with all of you.

  4. priscilla nieto evangelina hill flores
    temple, TX

    Tina, Thank you for being my mom's best friend.
    Thank you Tina and Gene for your friendship and love.
    With Prayers and Love for all families.
    Evangelina Hill Flores and Priscilla Nieto
    Wherever a beautiful soul has been
    there is a trail of beautiful memories.

  5. Susanna Cruz Moreno
    Austin, TX

    My condolences to the family. I remember your mom because she lived on 6th street with your dad. I remember Steven, and Christina when they were young children. Your mom was a very kind person. May her soul rest in peace. Praying for the family. Susanna Cruz Moreno.

  6. Libby Dillon
    Little River-Academy, TX

    I love the way your family loves one another and that your mom and dad taught you to do that. Y'all are loved by so many. Even in your time of loss, remember your blessings that came from your parents' love for each other. They need you more than ever. May the peace and comfort of Christ's love be with you.

  7. Tammy & Wayne Stallings
    Temple, TX

    Tina was a great friend and neighbor. Thoughts and prayers are with the family. May the happy memories carry you all through this difficult time.

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