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Fair, 79 F

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Tue - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 91 Low: 77
Wed - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 89 Low: 77
Thu - Isolated Thunderstorms. High: 94 Low: 77
Fri - PM Thunderstorms. High: 92 Low: 77
Sat - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 92 Low: 76

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OBIT-Fr. Jim Pfeifer, OMI

20140502 Father-PfeifferFebruary 16, 1927, Alamo, Texas – April 23, 2014, Mission, Texas

Fr. James Edward Pfeifer, OMI, son of Steve and Marie Louisa, “Fr. Jim”, priest of Jesus Christ and Oblate of Mary Immaculate, a real man’s man and a real Priest’s priest, came gently, quietly and “plumb wore out” to the end of the trail, finishing the long journey and great adventure of his life, dying at the old Guadalupe Church, which he just finished working so hard and enthusiastically to repair and expand. He’s been “almost home” for the last few months.

He was preceded in death by Frances L. Trcalek, Stephen Pfeifer, Ronald T. Pfeifer, Charles J. Pfeifer, Catherine R. Haden and his dog, Paco, who were already waiting with the porch light on to welcome him home.

Read more: OBIT-Fr. Jim Pfeifer, OMI

 

OBIT-Loreta G. Sanchez

MISSION - Loreta G. Sanchez, 91, passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014, at Arbor View Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Edinburg.

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DEATH NOTICE-Jean Brown

MISSION - Jean Brown, 78, passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

 

DEATH NOTICE-Alberto Lopez

MISSION – A funeral service for Alberto Lopez will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.

 

DEATH NOTICE-Maria Munguia

MISSION – A funeral service for Maria Munguia will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.

 

OBIT-Fernando “Zapata” Rivera Jr.

20140502 Rivera-ObitMISSION — On April 27th, 2014, Fernando “Zapata” Rivera, Jr., devout Roman Catholic, beloved husband, father, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, friend, and farmer, answered God’s call. The Lord saw that Fernando was ailing, and cure was not to be. He put His arms around him and whispered, “Come home with me, my son.”

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Dolores; sons, Fernando III and Gerardo Antonio Rivera; brothers, Arturo, Jesus M., Jose Omar and Francisco Rivera; sisters, Teresa Recio, Maria Antonia Rivera, EdD., Maria Lourdes Mayer, Amelia Rivera Garza, Maria Elena and Carmen Rivera.

Fernando was preceded in death by his parents, Fernando and Maximina Rivera; baby brother, Cruz; grandmothers, Felipa F. Sanchez and Teresa M. Rivera; his beloved great aunt, Jesusa “Chucha”; great uncle, Juan Sanchez; and aunt, Guadalupe S. Izaguirre.

Read more: OBIT-Fernando “Zapata” Rivera Jr.

 

OBIT-Maria Mungia

MISSION - Maria Del Rosario Vela, passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014.

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DEATH NOTICE-Fernando Rivera Jr.

MISSION – A funeral service for Fernando Rivera Jr. will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 12 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission.

 

OBIT-Gloria H. Mata

MISSION - Gloria H. Mata, 68, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

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DEATH NOTICE-Santos De Leon

ALTON - Santos De Leon, 74, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

   

DEATH NOTICE-Maria Garcia

MISSION - Maria Garcia, 52, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at her home in Mission.

   

DEATH NOTICE-Mary Zylla

MISSION - Mary Zylla, 81, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at her home in Mission.

   

OBIT-Manuel Farias Jr.

MISSION - Manuel "Meme" Farias Jr., 80, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at his home in Mission.

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DEATH NOTICE-Rev. James Pfeifer

MISSION – Rev. James Pfeifer, O.M.I., 87, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2014, at his home in Mission. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen. A funeral mass will be held Friday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will be held on Monday, May 5, at Oblate Cemetery in San Antonio.

   

DEATH NOTICE-Alan Winters

MISSION - Alan Winters, 85, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at The Bridges Nursing Home in Mission.

   

OBIT-Otila T. Vela

MISSION – Otila T. Vela, 87, passed away on Monday April 21, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

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