MISSION – Bertran Arthur Pope Jr. passed away on May 27, 2011, in McAllen. He was born on February 19, 1922, the son of Bertran and Vinez (Swinson) Pope, in Sioux City, Iowa. He graduated from Spooner High School in Wisconsin in 1941.
MISSION - Carolina A. Morales, 66, died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Mission Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral service for Carolina Morales was held June 1 at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
MISSION – Ruth Maxine McKenzie Dahlberg, 82, passed away on May 28, 2011 at her home in Sharyland.
She was born to Hugh A. McKenzie and Helen Virdie Hess McKenzie in McAllen, Texas on July 10, 1928.
ABRAM - Juan Francisco Ochoa Jr., 68, left to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center. He was born to Juan Francisco Ochoa Sr. and Julia Alaniz on July 23, 1942 in Mission.
MISSION - Gerald Van Hill, 83, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Doctor's Hospital in Edinburg.
MISSION – Rosa S. Guerra, 84, died Friday, May 20, 2011, at Mission Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, at Primera Iglesia Bautista in Mission. Burial will follow at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Abram.
MISSION - Jesus Pecina Gonzalez, 63, died Friday, May 20, 2011, at Retama Manor Nursing Center in McAllen. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 23, at Flores Funeral Home in Mission. Burial follows at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Mission.
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