Mr. Ed Alaniz, age 75, of Blue Ridge, Texas passed away on September 20, 2005, in Blue Ridge. He was born on November 20, 1929 in Premont, Texas to Cayetano and Cipriana (Gutierrez) Alaniz. He married Berta Benita Garza on September 9, 1952 in Falfurrias, Texas. Mr. Alaniz worked as a plumber for the Parker Group and was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by his wife, Berta Alaniz of Blue Ridge, Texas; son, Eduardo Alaniz, Jr. of Carrollton, Texas; daughters, Norma L. Garza of San Antonio, Texas, Nora Alaniz of Lewisville, Texas and Margot Seedorf and husband, Rod of Frisco, Texas; grandchildren, Bryon Seedorf, Brandon Seedorf, and Heather Alaniz; brothers, Rubin Alaniz of Pointe, Texas and Gilbert Alaniz of Freer, Texas; and sisters, Beatrice Garcia of Alice, Texas and Maria Perez of Euless, Texas. Mr. Alaniz was preceded in death by his parents; 1 brother; and 2 sisters. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM, Friday, September 23, 2005 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Fr. Steven Bierschenk officiating. Interment will be 2:00 PM at DFW National Cemetery. Visitation will be with from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday with a rosary at 7:00 PM at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.