Maria Flandes Salinas
Monday
11
June

Visitation

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, June 11, 2018
Mission Funeral Home - South Side
6204 S. First St.
Austin, Texas, United States
512-444-3355
Monday
11
June

Recitation of the Holy Rosary

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, June 11, 2018
Mission Funeral Home - South Side
6204 S. First St.
Austin, Texas, United States
512-444-3355
Tuesday
12
June

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
St. Albert the Great Catholic Church
12041 Bitten Hollow
Austin, Texas, United States
512-837-7825
Tuesday
12
June

Interment

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Assumption Cemetery
3650 S IH-35
Austin, Texas, United States
512-442-4252

Obituary of Maria Flandes Salinas

Our Beloved Maria Lourdes Flandes Salinas, age 81, of Austin, Texas, was called by our Heavenly Father on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

 

Courageous and determined, Maria inspired all those around her to become their best self-person.  Her lifelong calling was to educate individuals and empower community with promise.  A community educator/activist/elder, she molded art and culture in Austin with the AZTLAN Dance Company that she founded in 1974, and modeled family and community building with Little Folks Bilingual Child Development Center that she founded in 1983.  Nurturing a bright future for tomorrow she has been recognized and honored by numerous awards, notably the ESB-Mexican American Cultural Center for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts (2012), the Austin Critics Table Awards – Austin Arts Hall of Fame (2010), and the Texas Good Neighbor Award (1979), among others.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years Jesus Salvador Salinas and her parents Arturo Flandes and Dominga Garza Flandes.

 

She is survived by her beloved children Nora Salinas Johnson (Danny), Nelda Salinas Frasier (Dan), Roen Salinas Sr. (Holli Hulett), and Ruben Salinas; close family friend Elia Loredo; sister Graciela Trevino (Rey); grandchildren Roen Salinas Jr. (Lucia), Ryan Salinas (Miriam), Britney Frasier, and Justin Frasier; great grandchildren Roen Salinas III, Nathaniel Salinas, Jesus Salinas, and Emylia Salinas; and numerous other loving friends and relatives.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. with Recitation of the Holy Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Monday June 11, 2018 at Mission Funeral Home – South Side, 6204 South First Street;  Austin, Texas 78745. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday June 12, 2018 at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery.

 

Please visit www.missionmemorials.com for more information, to order flowers if you wish and offer condolences to the family.


Nuestra querida Maria Lourdes Flandes Salinas, de 81 años, de Austin, Texas, fue llamada por nuestro Padre Celestial el jueves 7 de junio de 2018.

Valiente y decidida, María inspiró a todos los que la rodeaban a convertirse en su mejor autopersona. Su vocación de por vida fue educar a las personas y empoderar a la comunidad con esperanza. Educadora / activista / dignitaria de la comunidad, moldeó el arte y la cultura en Austin con AZTLAN Dance Company que fundó en 1974, y modeló la construcción familiar y comunitaria con Little Folks Bilingual Child Development Center que fundó en 1983. Nutriendo un futuro brillante para mañana ha sido reconocida y honrada por numerosos premios, en particular el Centro de Cultura Chicana de Emma S. Barrientos por el Logro de Toda la Vida en las Artes (2012), los Austin Critics Table Awards - Austin Arts Hall of Fame (2010) y el Texas Good Neighbor Award (1979), entre otros.

 Ella fue precedida en la muerte por so marido de 40 años, Jesús Salvador Salinas; y sus padres Arturo Flandes y Dominga Garza Flandes.

Le sobreviven sus queridos hijos Nora Salinas Johnson (Danny), Nelda Salinas Frasier (Dan), Roen Salinas Sr. (Holli Hulett) y Ruben Salinas; estrecha amiga de la familia Elia Loredo; hermana Graciela Trevino (Rey); nietos Roen Salinas Jr. (Lucía), Ryan Salinas (Miriam), Britney Frasier y Justin Frasier; bisnietos Roen Salinas III, Nathaniel Salinas, Jesús Salinas y Emylia Salinas; y muchos otros amigos y parientes cariñosos.

La visita se realizará de 5:00 a 9:00 p.m. con la Recitación del Santo Rosario comenzando a las 7:00 p.m. el lunes 11 de junio de 2018 en Mission Funeral Home - South Side, 6204 South First Street; Austin, Texas 78745. La Misa de entierro cristiano se llevará a cabo a las 11:00 a.m. del martes 12 de junio de 2018 en la Iglesia Católica St. Albert the Great. El sepelio seguirá en el cementerio de la Asunción.

Visite www.missionmemorials.com para obtener más información, para ordenar flores si lo desea y ofrecerle sus condolencias a la familia.

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