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DEATH NOTICE-Jesus Angel Reyna

MISSION - Jesus Angel “Jesse” Reyna, 46, passed away on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 at his home in Mission. A memorial service was held on Sept. 17 at Virgil Wilson Mortuary in Mission.

 

DEATH NOTICE-Juan Vasquez

MISSION – A funeral service for Juan Vasquez was held on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.

 

OBIT-Jose Rivas

PALMVIEW - Jose Rivas, 72, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at his home in Palmview.

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DEATH NOTICE-Adan Garza Garcia

MISSION – Adan Garza Garcia, 68, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at McAllen Regional Medical Center.  He was born on Jan. 19, 1946.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Nuevo Amanecer Church in Mission.  A funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 12, at 1 p.m. at Nuevo Amanecer.  Burial will follow at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.

 

DEATH NOTICE-Senaida Soto

ALTON - Senaida Soto, 71, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Mexico. Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 12, from 12 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Virgil Wilson Mortuary.   The funeral mass will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  Burial will follow at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.

 

OBIT-Seferina Sepulveda

ALTON- Seferina Sepulveda, 89, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

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OBIT-Mary Jane Lester

20140912 Mary-Jane-LesterMISSION - Mary Jane Lester, 78, passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014.

Mary Jane and Don, her loving husband, moved to Mission in 1965 with their two children, where they have lived ever since.

Mary Jane was very active in the community. She was a member of the Mission Junior Service League where she served as president. She was active in the Citrus Fiesta designing costumes, building floats and along with supporting Don, as they worked on many community projects and received the C.V. Curtis Award for her longtime service to the Fiesta. She not only built floats in the Valley, she went nationwide taking first place on a float in Mitchell, Nebraska and just last year helped with the Paris, Texas Homecoming Parade.

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DEATH NOTICE-Juana Abarca

MISSION - Juana Abarca, 87, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at her home in Mission.

 

DEATH NOTICE-Teresa Guerrero

MISSION - Teresa Guerrero, 82, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

   

DEATH NOTICE-Maria Raya

ALTON - Maria Raya passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at her home in Alton.

   

OBIT-Ricardo Garza Sr.

PALMVIEW - Ricardo Garza Sr., 55, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at his home in Palmview. He was born in Mission on April 21, 1959.

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OBIT-Joel Alberto Torres

MISSION, TX - Joel Alberto Torres, 27, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in McAllen.

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DEATH NOTICE-Esperanza Jimenez Bernal

MISSION - Esperanza Jimenez Bernal, 71, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

   

OBITUARIES

 

Gloria Yolanda Dillard

Gloria Yolanda Dillard of Mission recently passed away.

She was born September 1, 1950, in Mission to Daniel and Lupita Dillard. She held a bachelor’s degree in elementary psychology and master’s degrees in elementary education and bilingual education. During her career, she was employed by the La Joya I.S.D. and Brazosport I.S.D.

Survivors include her siblings, Elsie Chapa, Bernice Flores, Irma Ramirez and Dan Dillard.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, John Dillard and Frances Quesada.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home Mission. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. at Virgen de Guadalupe Church in Mission.

NOTICES

MISSION – A funeral mass for Rufino Farias will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Abram

Florinda Garcia

ALTON - Florida Garcia, 80, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Doctors Hospital in Edinburg. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Virgil Wilson Funeral Home in Mission.

Adrian Martinez

MISSION - Adrian Martinez passed away on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

Luis Palomo

MISSION - Luis Palomo, 76, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at LifeCare Hospital in McAllen.

Sotero Rios

PEÑITAS - Sotero Rios, 76, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Mission.

Maria Guadalupe Rodriguez

MISSION – A graveside service for Maria Guadalupe Rodriguez will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at 11 a.m. at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.

 

   

OBITUARIES SATURDAY EDITION

20140906 Berta Filut WebBerta Hilda Olivarez Filut

Berta Hilda “Bert” Olivarez Filut, 59, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2014, at her home in Mission following a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Filut was the executive director of Texas Citrus Fiesta for 19 years and was the owner of B&B Flowers and BP Feed Store.

Active in the community, she received the Woman of the Year award for her broad volunteer efforts. While a member of the Lion’s Club, she served as secretary and received the Jack Welch Fellow Award and the Melvin Jones Fellow Award.

She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Mission and was in charge of altar decorations for all holidays and served on the church’s finance committee. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church Society and the Catholic Daughters of America.

Read more: OBITUARIES SATURDAY EDITION

   

OBIT-Rebecca O. Hernandez

MISSION - Rebecca O. Hernandez, 84, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at Mission Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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