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DEATH NOTICE-Justo Martinez

MISSION - Justo Martinez, 80, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at Solara Hospital in McAllen.

The funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, at St. John the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Garden of Angels Cemetery.



MISSION – A funeral service for Carlos Silva will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial follows at Garden of Angels Cemetery.


DEATH NOTICE-Yolanda Velasco

MISSION - Yolanda Velasco, 83, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at McAllen Medical Center. A funeral mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Mission. The furial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.


DEATH NOTICE-Celia Villarreal

MISSION - Celia Villarreal, 75, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at The Select Specialty Hospital in Houston. Af funeral service was held Sept. 22, at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission. Burial followed at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.


OBIT-Dina Marie Chavez

MISSION/EDINBURG - Dina Marie Chavez, 42, from Mission passed away on Friday, September 14, 2012 after a prolonged illness.

Read more: OBIT-Dina Marie Chavez


OBIT-Marta Gonzalez

MISSION - Marta Gonzalez, 58, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at her residence in Mission. She was born to Gabriel and Estolia Guerra on July 17, 1954 in Edcouch.

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DEATH NOTICE-Alfonso Gutierrez

MISSION - Alfonso Gutierrez, 92, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at Mission Regional Medical Center.



MISSION - Gloria Nunez, 67, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at McAllen Heart Hospital.


OBIT-David Garcia

MISSION - David I. Garcia, 86, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at his residence. He was born on March 14, 1926 in Mission

Survivors include his children, Minerva Perez, San Juanita Saenz, Tomas Garcia, Rosie Vela and Betty Gonzalez; 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Read more: OBIT-David Garcia


OBIT-Robert Javier Garza

Former Mission Police Chief Robert Javier Garza, 82, passed away early Friday morning, Sept. 7, 2012.

Chief Garza was born Sept. 18, 1929 to Santiago and Olivia Garza in Rio Grande City where he was raised with his seven brothers.

Read more: OBIT-Robert Javier Garza


OBIT-Martin Cabrera Rubio

MISSION - Martin Cabrera Rubio, 43, passed away on Monday, Sept. 11, 2012 in Mission.

He is survived by his wife Juliana; children, Nathaniel and Kaitlyn Rubio; and mother, Maria Luisa, all of Mission; and three sisters and one brother in the Philippines.

Read more: OBIT-Martin Cabrera Rubio


OBIT-Georgia Strickland

MISSION - Georgia Strickland, 81, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Ernie Strickland; children, Diane Blouin, George Strickland and Patty Strickland; and six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Read more: OBIT-Georgia Strickland


DEATH NOTICE-Roldan Jorge Bocanegra

ALTON – A funeral service for Roldan Jorge Bocanegra was held Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at Rivera Funeral Home in McAllen. Burial followed at La Pieda Cemetery in McAllen.


DEATH NOTICE-Clarence H. Lundin

MISSION - Clarence H. Lundin, 77, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital


DEATH NOTICE-Isabel Ortega Salcido

CORPUS CHRISTI – Isabel Ortega Salcido, 78, of Mission, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Corpus Christi.



GRANJENO - Funeral mass for Maria Silva will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Granjeno. Burial will be at the Granjeno Cemetery.


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