Victoria Sosa Royder

Victoria Sosa Royder, 83, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2008 at Sheridan of Bryan. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, February 21, with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday, February 22, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Victoria was born in Escobares, Texas, and was a resident of Bryan since 1959.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albino and Estanislada Sosa; husband, Horace Royder; six sisters, Margarita Gonzales, Paula Escobar, Guadalupe Silva, Gregoria Escobar, Zoila Escobar and Petra Beatrice Guerrero; and most recently by her daughter, Frances Sylvia Lester.

Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Bob and Margaret Oldham and Earl Oldham; son-in-law, Thomas Lester; brother and sister-in-law, Tony and Ella Sosa; sister, Lita Sosa; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.


  1. Boby and Family – so very sorry to hear about your mother. I am a niece of Lillian Moore and I remember your mom so well. Always a person that had such a good oulook and a wonderful smile on her face. You are all in my prayers.

  2. Margaret, Bob – Family — I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathies.

    Bev, Benny – Justin Benn

  3. I am sorry to hear of your loss. I remember Mrs. Royder well from her coming into Mike’s Grocery as well as babysitting my younger sister, Ashley. May you know that she is now at peace with all of her departed family members.

  4. To express our deep sympathy to you on your loss. Mrs Royder was a member of ‘the greatest generation’. May God’s Speed Be With You.
    The American Legion
    Earl Graham Post 159

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