Eligio Alec Mendez, 74, of La Marque, passed away Friday July 7, 2017, at his residence. Alec was born August 27, 1942, in Alice, Texas, to Eligio P. and Louisa Mendez. He was a resident of La Marque for 45 years. Alec was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, a Charter member of the Knights of Columbus #5236 being of the Fourth Degree, Longtime Chairman of the Church Festival, a member of the Guadalupana Society and of the KJT Society. Alec was Assistant Vice President and Manager of the Computing Division at American National Insurance, in Galveston. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Gloria Baldonado. Alec is survived by his wife, Maria “Cookie” Mendez; one daughter: Maria Carmen Mendez-Boyle and husband Virgil of La Marque; two sons: Eligio Alec Mendez, Jr. of Media, Pennsylvania, Benjamin P. Mendez and wife Rosalia of Navasota; one sister, Josephine Chavez and husband Louis of Anaheim, California; eight grandchildren: Fabian Lopez, Zachary Parker-Mendez, Alayna Pena-Mendez, Isabelle Rodriguez, Grace Mendez, Aaron Mendez, Jonathan Pham and Emily Pham; one great grandson: Joshua Mendez and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held at 5:00pm to 7:00pm Monday, July 10, 2017 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with a Vigil Service at 7:00pm, under the direction of James Crowder Funeral Home. Service will be held at 10:00am Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with Father Chacko Puthmayil, Father Douglas Guthrie and Father Paul Chavanec co-celebrating. Interment with follow at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, in Dickinson, under the direction of James Crowder Funeral Home.