Learn our Legacy

Learn our story, from the beginning and into the future.

1931

Felix H. Morales Funeral Home is established.

1942

Angela V. Morales was the first woman in Harris County to earn a Mortician’s License on November 13, 1942

1950

KLVL was founded in 1946 by the family of Felix Hessbrook Morales (1907-1988), an entrepreneur, radio personality, and civic leader. KLVL then officially went on the air on May 5, 1950, to celebrate both Cinco de Mayo and his wife, Angeline Vera Morales' birthday. KLVL Radio gave Harris County's Mexican-American community a broadcasting voice.

1990

Unveiling of the statue and benediction mass dedicated to Mr. Felix H. Morales on June 09, 1990 at 11am at Morales Cemetery.

1992

Houston Community College dedicates building in in honor of Felix H. Morales named "Felix H. Morales Building"

1993

The Morales Memorial Foundation was founded by Angela V. Morales of the Felix H. Morales Funeral Home to serve Latino youth in Houston’s Greater East End and continues to serve Latino and non-Latino youth in the area. The Foundation’s mission is to empower, inspire and educate the Latino Community for future leadership.

2015

Morales Radio Hall opens, which was once the headquarters for KLVL Radio Station, which stood for La Voz Latina, a historic Spanish language radio station.

2019

Christina Morales elected in Texas House District 145