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NOTICE: Clifford J. Schafer

MISSION — Clifford J. Schafer, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at Mission Regional Medical Center.


NOTICE: Estela F. Vela

ALTON - Estela F. Vela, 84, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at her Alton residence.


NOTICE: Amelia Salinas

SULLIVAN CITY - Amelia Salinas, 71, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Doctors Hospital in Edinburg.


NOTICE: Elias Pena

MISSION – A funeral service for Elias Pena will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at North Palmview Apostolic Church. Burial follows at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.


OBIT: R.C. Henry

MISSION — R. C. "Doc" Henry, 89, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at Solara Hospital in McAllen.

Read more: OBIT: R.C. Henry


OBIT: Eloisa Ochoa Flores

CHANNELVIEW/ABRAM — Eloisa Ochoa Flores, 78, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 at M.D. Anderson in Houston.

Read more: OBIT: Eloisa Ochoa Flores


NOTICE: Rosita Ramirez Davila

MISSION — Rosita Ramirez Davila, 69, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at her residence in Mission.


NOTICE: Marjorie Ruth Chapel

MISSION — Marjorie Ruth Chapel, 67, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Mission Regional Medical Center.


OBIT: Tomas Torres

MISSION — Tomas Torres, 86, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 at Mission Regional Medical Center.  He was born on March 22, 1925 in La Grulla.

Read more: OBIT: Tomas Torres


OBIT: Emma Diaz Rendon

MISSION — Emma Diaz Rendon, 82, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 at her residence in Mission.  She was born to Alberto Diaz and Petra Leal in Mission on April 7, 1929.

Read more: OBIT: Emma Diaz Rendon


OBIT: Russell Arthur Eslinger

MISSION — Russell Arthur Eslinger, 61, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 after an extended illness.

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OBIT: John Balli

AUSTIN — John Balli, 71, of Austin, passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. He was born in Mission to the late Gilbert and Pila Balli.

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NOTICE: Antonio E. Velasquez

ALTON - Antonio E. Velasquez, 79, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at his Alton residence. Viewing will be held 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, with a 7 p.m. rosary at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission.


NOTICE: Urbano Segundo

MISSION — A funeral Mass for Urbano Segundo was held Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Mission.


NOTICE: Juan Perez

MISSION - Viewing for Juan Perez will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, with a 4 p.m. rosary at Virgil Wilson Chapel Mortuary in Mission.


NOTICE: Juan Mendoza

PALMVIEW - Juan Mendoza, 62, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.


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