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DEATH NOTICE-Jesus Garcia

MISSION - Jesus Garcia passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at McAllen Medical Center.

DEATH NOTICE-Irineo P. Garcia

ALTON - Irineo P. Garcia, 77, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Mission Regional Medical Center. A funeral service was held June 15 at Lord & I Memorial Chapel in Peñitas. Burial followed at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Abram.

DEATH NOTICE-Glen E. Brown

MISSION - Glen E. Brown, 79, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at his residence in Mission.

OBIT-Maria B. Velasquez

MISSION - Maria B. Velasquez, 70, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at her residence in Mission.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Jose Alberto Velasquez; children, Tina Cardenas, Johnny Velasquez and Yolanda Velasquez; brother, Blas Rodriguez; and three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Guadalupe Rodriguez.

The funeral mass was held Tuesday, June 18, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

OBIT-Petra O. Garcia

PEÑITAS – Petra O. Garcia, 90, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013 at her residence.

She was born on Feb. 17, 1923 in McAllen to Reynaldo and Soledad Olivares.

Survivors include her children, Felipe Garcia, Gloria Garcia, Lorenzo Garcia, Maria Soledad Medina, Alberto Garcia, San Juanita Salinas, Rene Garcia, Maria Guadalupe Garcia, Carolina Garcia and Jesusita Garza; siblings, Reyna Gonzalez, Criselda Hernandez, Aurora Garcia, Irene Castillo, Amelia Olivares and Jose Angel Olivares; and 54 grandchildren, 84 great-grandchildren and 24 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Guillermo Garcia; parents; and children, Guillermo Garcia Jr., Juan Antonio Garcia, Maria Graciela Garcia, Carlos Garcia, Guadalupe Garcia, Carolina Garcia and Soledad Garcia.

The funeral mass was held on June 17 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Peñitas. Interment followed at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.

OBIT-Thomas Lee Donohoo

Thomas Lee (T.L.) Donohoo III, 65, of Mission, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones on Friday, June 14, 2013.

Mr. Donohoo was born in Hobbs, N.M. on Nov. 10, 1947. He was married to Beth Rash Donohoo from August of 1968 until her passing in 1992. He honorably served in the United States Marine Corps from 1968 to 1972. Mr. Donohoo was employed by Lack's Furniture for over 30 years.

He was an avid huntsman, boatman, and artifact collector. He also had a passion for reading and learning that influenced all who knew him. T.L. was a gifted storyteller who received great joy by captivating people with his humor, quotes, and anecdotes.

He is survived by his daughter, Breidi Toney (Jason); son, Capt. Lee Donohoo (Bree); four grandchildren, Ellen Toney, Madeline Donohoo, Heath and Mallory Toney; and his companion for the past 16 years, Sharron Shilvock.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lt. Col. Thomas Lee Donohoo, Jr., and mother, Jane E. Donohoo of Sweetwater.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Kreidler Funeral Home in McAllen.

T.L was a great American and true patriot; please make donations to The Wounded Warrior Project in lieu of flowers.

OBIT-Arnulfo Edelmiro Cedillo

PEÑITAS - Arnulfo "Fito" Edelmiro Cedillo, 71, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Cedillo was born on July 26, 1941 to Marcelo and Juanita Cedillo in Peñitas. He retired as a school bus driver for the La Joya School District with 19 years of service.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Mage Cedillo of Palmview; sons, Arnulfo Cedillo Jr. of McAllen, David Cedillo of Mission and Ricardo Cedillo of McAllen; daughter, Linda Moreno of Austin; brothers, Marcelo Cedillo Jr. of Mission and Jose Homero Cedillo and Onesimo Cedillo of Edinburg; sisters, Socorro Venegas of Mission and Azusena Navarro of Soledo; and 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marcelo and Juanita Cedillo, and sister, Adalia Morin.

The funeral service was held on June 19 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Peñitas. Interment followed at Peñitas Cemetery.

OBIT-Robert Jaime Castaneda

MISSION - Robert Jaime "Bobby James" Castaneda, 27, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance.

He attended Mission Veterans Memorial High School.

Survivors include his children, Hannah Faith and Robert Jaime Jr.; parents, Robert Sr. and Sonia Castaneda; and siblings, Roxanna Cortez, Robert Castaneda Jr. and Mark Castaneda.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Claudio and Delia Castaneda.

A funeral service was held on June 19 at Trinity Worship Center in Pharr. Burial followed at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.

OBIT-William Howard Abrams

MISSION - William Howard "Bill" Abrams, 73, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013, at McAllen Heart Hospital.

Mr. Abrams moved to Mission in 1979 and was the plant manager for Lambda Electronics. He was active in the Masons and Shiners organizations and served as the past president of the Rio Grande Valley Shrine Club.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Karen Abrams; children, William Howard "Billy" Abrams and Susan Hasty; and four grandchildren.

His remains were cremated.

DEATH NOTICE-Cesar Eduardo Garcia

MISSION - Cesar Eduardo Garcia, 44, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013, at Mission Regional Medical Center. A funeral service was held June 22 at Funeraria Del Angel in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.

DEATH NOTICE-Irineo P. Garcia

ALTON - Irineo P. Garcia, 77, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Mission Regional Medical Center. Virgil Wilson Mortuary of Mission is in charge of the arrangements.

OBIT-Margaret Dunn

MISSION - Margaret Dunn, 94, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.

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DEATH NOTICE-Urbano Muniz

MISSION – A funeral service for Urbano Muniz was held Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at La Piedad Cemetery in McAllen.

DEATH NOTICE-Ciro Guerrero

MISSION - Ciro Guerrero, 89, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at his home in Mission. Visitation will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, with a 7 p.m. prayer service at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission. A funeral will be held Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m. at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel. Interment follows at Garden of Angels Cemetery.

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