H.R. No. 1762
         WHEREAS, May 28, 2021, marks the 61st wedding anniversary of
  Ruben and Naomi Garcia of Laredo, and this joyous event provides a
  fitting opportunity to reflect on their rewarding journey together
  as husband and wife; and
         WHEREAS, Ruben Garcia and the former Maria Naomi Peña were
  joined in matrimony in 1960 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in
  Laredo; over the years, they have been blessed with a treasured
  family that includes their children, Maya, Celina, Gabriela, and
  Guillermo, as well as their grandchildren, James, Andrea, Cristina,
  Nicolas, Victoria, and Matthew, and great-grandchildren, Ava and
  Levi; and
         WHEREAS, Respected members of their community, Mr. and
  Mrs. Garcia have devoted their careers to serving their fellow
  Texans; after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin
  School of Law in 1958, Mr. Garcia joined the U.S. Army Reserve, and
  in 1959, he passed the Texas State Bar exam; he began a law practice
  in 1960, and he went on to become the Webb County Attorney in 1977;
  he was subsequently elected as the 49th District Court Judge, and he
  served in that position for eight years before returning to the
  practice of law in 1988 and retiring in 1995; Mrs. Garcia graduated
  from Texas Woman's University in 1958, and that same year, she began
  teaching at her alma mater, Ursuline Academy; she enjoyed a long
  tenure with the Laredo Independent School District until her
  retirement in 1994; and
         WHEREAS, The more than six decades of marriage that Mr. and
  Mrs. Garcia have shared is eloquent affirmation of the meaning of
  love and commitment, and their enduring union is an inspiration to
  all who know them; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Ruben and Naomi Garcia on their
  61st wedding anniversary and extend to them sincere best wishes for
  continued happiness; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the couple as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
  King of Uvalde
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 1762 was adopted by the House on May
  29, 2021, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House