MISSION – Alice J. Menz, 76, died Sunday, August 14, 2011, at Rio Grande City Nursing Home.
MISSION – Maria de Jesus Gomez, 86, died Monday, August 15, 2011, at Solara Hospital in McAllen.
ALTON – Rogelio Garcia, 81, passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Village Care Center in McAllen. He was born in McAllen to Porfirio and Manuela Garcia.
He is survived by his daughters, Gloria E. Matamores of Alton, San Juana Saldana of Alton, Maria Graciela Garcia Saldana of Mission; sons, Rogelio Garcia of Mission, Roel Garcia of Houston, and Alejandro Garcia of Palmview; and 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Fidelia Garcia, and a daughter, Martha Garcia.
The funeral mass will be held Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2 at 12 Noon at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Alton. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.
ALTON – A funeral mass for Joaquin Argil will be held Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at St. John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.
MISSION - Joseph Allen Weems, 73, died at his residence on Sunday, August 7, 2011.
MISSION - Loeta Schamp, 79, died Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center.
MISSION - Baby Espinosa died Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Women's Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg.
MISSION - Raymond W. Dejong, 81, died August 7, 2011 at McAllen Medical Center.
MISSION - Manuel Morin, 79, died Sunday, August 7, 2011 at his residence in Mission.
MISSION – A funeral mass for Jose Hernandez was held Saturday, August 6, 2011, at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mission.
MISSION – A funeral mass for Olivia Alonzo will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, August 8, 2011, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Penitas. Burial follows at Lord and I Cemetery in Palmview.
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