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Obituaries Obituaries

OBIT: Juan Manuel Veliz

MISSION – Juan Manuel Veliz, 35, passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 at his Mission residence.  He was a member of Jesus Christ is the Rock Church in Mission.

He is survived by his wife, María Veliz; children, Estefaní Veliz, Juan Manuel Veliz Jr., Jennifer Veliz, JaimeVeliz and Emmanuel Veliz; father, José Mario Veliz; mother, San Juanita De La Rosa; siblings, Araceli Veliz, Lizette Veliz, Joe De La Rosa, Raquel Veliz, Rebecca Veliz, Mario Alberto Veliz; grandfather, Domingo Veliz; and grandmother,Dora Torres Veliz.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at Rivera Funeral Home Chapel of Peace in Mission. Burial follows at Gardens of Angels Cemetery in Mission.

DEATH NOTICE: Guadalupe Garza

MISSION - A graveside service for Guadalupe Garza will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission

DEATH NOTICE: Michael Ramirez

MISSION - Visitation for Michael Ramirez will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, with a 6 p.m. rosary and a 7 p.m. prayer service at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.

OBIT: Raul Canales

MISSION - Raul Canales, 66, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 in Lima, Ohio. He was born in Mission to Serapio Canales Jr., and Guadalupe Canales.


DEATH NOTICE: Maria Andrea Garza

MISSION - Maria Andrea Garza, 63, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2012, at her Mission residence. Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission is in charge of funeral arrangements.


MISSION – A funeral service for Juan Perez was held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.

DEATH NOTICE: German Gonzalez

MISSION - German Gonzalez, 66, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.  A funeral service was held Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at El Paraiso Methodist Church in Alton. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.

DEATH NOTICE: Felix Garcia

PALMVIEW - Felix Garcia, 48, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at his residence in Palmview.  A funeral mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at St. John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will be at L&I Cemetery in Palmview.

OBIT: Dr. Jack Gray, Jr.

Jack Gray, Jr., DVM, aged 90, a long-time Mission, Texas, resident and well-known Rio Grande Valley veterinarian, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at his home in New Braunfels, Texas.


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