Eulalia “Lala” Soto


Eulalia “Lala” Soto, age 90, of Nixon, entered eternal rest on March 15 in Stockdale, Texas. She was born on August 18, 1928, to Pablo and Concepcion Palacio Hernandez.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gilberto “Beto” Soto Sr. on Oct. 20, 2017; her daughters, Helena, Connie, Sherry, Nancy and Alexandra Soto; a son, John Anthony Soto; son-in-law, Paul Dingler Jr.; and brothers, Pablo Hernandez Jr. and John Hernandez.

She is survived by her children, Teri Maldonado (Joseph), Patricia Dingler and Gilbert Soto (Janie); brother, Alfredo Hernandez; grandchildren, Mark Soto (Jennifer), David Cooksey, Stephen Crisp (Amber), Roxie Jaimes (Hector), Nicole Maldonado, and Dillon Dingler; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, as well as other loving family and many friends.

Visitation was held Sunday, March 17, from 4-8 p.m. at Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon with a Rosary recited at 6 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, March 18

9 a.m.

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Nixon

Father Ouseph Kuriakose will officiate with burial in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery following the mass. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. You are invited to leave messages of condolence at