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DEATH NOTICE-Abigail Alejandra Zamora Zarate

MISSION – Abigail Alejandra Zamora Zarate, 10, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Doctors Hospital in Edinburg.


OBIT-Joan Dolores Morris

MISSION - Joan Dolores Morris passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at home. She was born in Ohio to Joseph and Mary Erpenback in 1927.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, John Morris; daughters, Terri of Mission and Patricia of Great Falls, Mont.; and three grandchildren.

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OBIT-Elaine Ross Midkiff

OBIT Elaine MidkiffElaine Ross Midkiff, age 78, musician, teacher, and beloved mother, died August 25th, 2012 in her Georgetown, TX homeElaine was born on September 6, 1933 in North Vasselboro, Maine. She was the oldest daughter of her Methodist pastor father, Leo F. Ross, and mother Mabel Lena Ross. The family spent her early years in Maine and moved to Texas when she was 10 years old where her father was pastor of several churches in the Southwest Texas Conference.

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DEATH NOTICE-Federico Cortez

MISSION – A funeral service for Federico Cortez will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial follows at Roselawn Cemetery in McAllen.



MISSION – Joan D. Morris, 85, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at her residence.


OBIT-Robert Flint

MISSION - Robert Flint, 84, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2012 at Doctor's Hospital in Edinburg.

Mr. Flint was born in Whitney Point, New York on Dec. 23, 1927 and married June Knapp on July 22, 1949 in Marathon, NY. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, was a Boy Scout leader for 10 years and served as president of Wagon City South.

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MISSION - Vera Calkins, 80, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Mission Regional Medical Center.


DEATH NOTICE-Francisca Mel Garcia

MISSION - Francisca Melo Garcia, 33, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in Mission.



MISSION - Maria Guerra, 53, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at her residence.


DEATH NOTICE-Guadalupe Montoya

MISSION - Guadalupe Montoya, 72, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Mission Regional Medical Center.


OBIT-Daemin Wyett Acevedo

MISSION – Daemin Wyett Acevedo, 4 years old, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. He was born on Aug. 9, 2008 in Mission.

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OBIT-Michael Patrick McVea

SAN ANTONIO/MISSION – Michael Patrick McVea, 42, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2012.

He graduated from Rutgers University and resided in San Antonio.

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DEATH NOTICE-Erma C. Primeau

MISSION - Erma C. Primeau, 85, died Aug. 18, 2012, at Mission Regional Medical Center.


OBIT-Velma Sosebee

MISSION – Velma Sosebee, 82, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012.

Mrs. Sosebee was born on May 3, 1930 in Mission to Zula Mae Roe Pierce and Luther Thomas Pierce. She graduated from Mission High School in 1947 and married William David Sosebee in Feb. 1948. She was a division manager for Sears in McAllen and retired with over 30 years of service. She was a member of the Mission Church of Christ and worshiped at Westgate Church of Christ after moving to Abilene.

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DEATH NOTICE-Margarita Galaviz

MISSION - Margarita Galaviz, 89, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at McAllen Medical Center.


OBIT-Esther Meckel

MISSION - Esther Meckel, 92, died Friday, Aug. 10, in Kyle.

Mrs. Meckel was born Dec. 3, 1919, in Jim Hogg County, the daughter of a dairy farmer, Magin Saenz and Manuela Gonzalez Saenz. Mrs. Meckel and her family had operated Meckel Nursery, a tree and landscaping business in Mission. She was a member of St. Paul’s Altar Society and St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

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