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DEATH NOTICE-Ofelia Lawrence

MISSION - Ofelia Lawrence, 86, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at McAllen Medical Center.

 

DEATH NOTICE-Manuel F. Calderon

MISSION - Visitation for Manuel F. Calderon will be held Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission from 5 to 9 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m.

 

OBIT-Jimmy E. Thatcher

MISSION - Jimmy E. Thatcher, 68, passed away Sept. 4, 2012 at his home in Mission.

He is survived by Oralia Elizondo; children, Darla, James and Katherine Thatcher; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; mother, Oma Lee Espinoza; eight siblings; and seven grandchildren.

Read more: OBIT-Jimmy E. Thatcher

 

OBIT-Elvira Cruz

MISSION – Elvira Cruz, 71, passed away Thursday, August, 30, 2012, at Kingwood Medical Center in Kingwood. She was born to Jose Martin Ruiz and Toribia Zamora Ruiz on February 9, 1941 in Mission.

Survivors include her children, Jose Carlos Cruz, Norma Gonzalez, Rolando Cruz, Ricardo Cruz, Alberto Cruz and Oscar Cruz; brothers, Lucas and Hector Ruiz; 14 grandchildren.

Read more: OBIT-Elvira Cruz

 

OBIT-Francisco Esqueda

MISSION/NEW BRAUNFELS – Francisco "Frank" Esqueda, 75, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, in Rio Grande City. He was born to Pablo and Teresa Esqueda on April, 10, 1937.

After being honorably discharged from the military, Mr. Esqueda returned to his roots in Mission, where he met his future wife, Carolina Gallegos. He lived in Chicago for many years before returning to the Mission area. They lived in New Braunfels after retirement.

Read more: OBIT-Francisco Esqueda

 

DEATH NOTICE-Carmen Delgado

MISSION - Visitation for Carmen Delgado will be from 12 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, with a 7 p.m. prayer service at Virgil Wilson Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Mission.

 

DEATH NOTICE-Noelia Gomez

MISSION – Cremation services for Noelia Gomez will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Abram.

 

DEATH NOTICE-Ruben Martinez

PENITAS – Ruben Martinez, 46, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Mission Regional Medical Center in Mission.

 

DEATH NOTICE-Rolando Perales

MISSION – Rolando Perales, 30, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at his residence.

   

DEATH NOTICE-Helen Richwalski

MISSION - Helen Richwalski, 102, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2012, at The Bridges in Mission.

   

DEATH NOTICE-Alvaro Rios

MISSION –Funeral mass for Alvaro Rios was held Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission.

   

DEATH NOTICE-Pablo Vela

MISSION – Pablo Vela, 67, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

   

DEATH NOTICE-Abigail Alejandra Zamora Zarate

MISSION – Abigail Alejandra Zamora Zarate, 10, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Doctors Hospital in Edinburg.

   

OBIT-Joan Dolores Morris

MISSION - Joan Dolores Morris passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at home. She was born in Ohio to Joseph and Mary Erpenback in 1927.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, John Morris; daughters, Terri of Mission and Patricia of Great Falls, Mont.; and three grandchildren.

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OBIT-Elaine Ross Midkiff

OBIT Elaine MidkiffElaine Ross Midkiff, age 78, musician, teacher, and beloved mother, died August 25th, 2012 in her Georgetown, TX homeElaine was born on September 6, 1933 in North Vasselboro, Maine. She was the oldest daughter of her Methodist pastor father, Leo F. Ross, and mother Mabel Lena Ross. The family spent her early years in Maine and moved to Texas when she was 10 years old where her father was pastor of several churches in the Southwest Texas Conference.

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DEATH NOTICE-Federico Cortez

MISSION – A funeral service for Federico Cortez will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial follows at Roselawn Cemetery in McAllen.

   

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