BELTON —Sara Esquivel Cortez, 77, of Temple died Monday, Oct. 12, at a local hospital.

She was born Dec. 13, 1942, in Olmito to Carlota and Jose Esquivel.

Survivors include two sons, Charlie Cortez and Paul Cortez, both of Houston; a daughter, Sherry Garcia of Belton; four brothers, Samuel Esquivel of Pasadena, Jose Esquivel of Houston, Guadalupe Esquivel of Longveiw and Santos Esquivel of Olmito; two sisters, Ceilia Esquivel-Arellano of Houston and Ziolia E. Abrego of Lansing, Mich.; and nine grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-6 p.m. Saturday at Crotty Funeral Home in Belton.