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NOTICE: Sheila Ann Young

MISSION - Sheila Ann Young, 72, died Thursday, June 16, 2011.


OBIT: Michelle Nicole Trevino

MISSION – Michelle Nicole Trevino was born in Mission on December 12, 1986 and went to be with the Lord on June 18, 2011 in San Antonio.

She is survived by Gabriel Leija and their children, Jake Kurtis Leija and Kiri Kay Leija; Edgar Rodriguez and their children: Kaleb Ulysses Rodriguez and Brigette Elaine Rodriguez; mother, Melissa Sanchez Handy (Pete); father, Phillip Trevino; sisters, Felicia and Cecily Handy; grandmother, Elia Bazan Hooks; paternal grandfather, Luis Trevino; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins that loved her.

Preceding her in death were her infant son, Brian Leija; grandfathers, Jose Oscar Sanchez Sr. and Benito Hooks Sr.; and a grandmother, Paula Trevino.

Michelle enjoyed listening to music and was a good artist. She loved her family and friends. She has left a special place in our hearts.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 21, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 22, at Valley Memorial Gardens at 2 p.m.


OBIT: Margaret Ruth Shane

MISSION - Margaret Ruth Shane, 91, died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Mission Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born January 12, 1920 in Savannah, Georgia and educated in Savannah schools, Armstrong Junior College, and Episcopal Convent in Catonsville, Maryland. After the convent, she worked a number of jobs in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area, mostly in food service.

She married Edwin H. Shane in Gaithersburg, Maryland on February 1, 1960, and resided in Takoma Park, MD until transferred with the Army Finance Center in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1974.
She retired from Carmel Clay Schools in 1980. An avid camper, they settled in Enchanted Valley Ranch in 1999.

She is survived by her husband, Edwin Shane; sister, Florence McGill of Longmont, Colorado; brother, Donald Tucker of Savannah, Georgia; and many nieces and nephews. She and Ed celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on her 90th birthday on January 17, 2010.

Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Haven International, 400 E. Minnesota Rd. Pharr, TX 78577.


NOTICE: Hermila Mendoza

MISSION – A funeral service for Hermila Mendoza will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 20, 2011, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.


NOTICE: Jose V. Mendoza

MISSION – A funeral service for Jose V. Mendoza was held June 18, 2011 at Sacred Heart Church. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mission.


NOTICE: Nora Elia Martinez

MISSION - Nora Elia Martinez, 47, died Thursday, June 16, 2011, in Georgia. A visitation will held be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. June 20 at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission.


NOTICE: Jorge Eyande

MISSION - Jorge Eyande, 54, died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Mission Regional Medical Center.


NOTICE: Juanita Cristobal

MISSION – A funeral service for Juanita Cristobal will be Friday, June 17, 2011 at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home at 10 a.m. Burial follows at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.


OBIT: Victoriano Guerra

ALTON - Victoriano Guerra, 48, died Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be held June 16 at 10 a.m. at Virgil Wilson Mortuary in Mission.  Interment follows at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.


NOTICE: Barbara Mendoza Zepeda

MISSION - Funeral service for Barbara Mendoza Zepeda will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial will be at L&I Cemetery in Palmview.


NOTICE: Maria Guadalupe Rodriguez

MISSION - The funeral mass for Maria Guadalupe Rodriguez was held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in McAllen on Monday, June 13, 2011.


OBIT: Barbara Jeane Kellogg

AURORA, IL/MISSION – Barbara Jeane Kellogg, 85 years of age, passed away quietly and peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 12, 2011 after many years of pain and suffering.

Barbara was born in Danville, IL September 29, 1925 to Harriet and Earl Wonderly.

Her parents preceded her in death as did her two brothers, Dr. Wilbur Wonderly of Dinuba, California and Richard Wonderly of Coral Gables, Florida.

She was a great golfer and had many trophies to show for her prowess in the sport.  Her first love however, was her cooking and her hours spent in her kitchen were the happiest of her life.  She also was an accomplished seamstress.

She retired from Farmer’s Insurance Group, Aurora Branch, in 1987, came to Mission as a Winter Texan for a few years, liked the climate and being able to enjoy golf most every day and became a resident in 1992.

She leaves friends here and in Aurora who will miss her greatly.  Barbara was a very caring, thoughtful quiet person.  Her caregiver and companion of many years Marie Wulf survives her also and wishes to thank Drs. Matthew Johnson, Mark Gonzalez and Suresh Ratnam for their kindness and diligence in the treatment they administered to her for so many years.

She is now at peace in God’s hands!

Her wishes to be cremated will be honored. There will be no visitation and memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.  Her remains will be interred in Garden of Angels Cemetery in Abram on Thursday, June 16, at 2 p.m.  Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission.


NOTICE: Guadalupe Zuniga

PENITAS – Guadalupe Zuniga, 55, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center.  The funeral service was held June 10 in San Fernandeo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.


NOTICE: Maria Guadalupe Soto

MISSION - Maria Guadalupe Soto, 89, died Friday June 10, 2011, at her Mission residence. The funeral mass was held June 13 at St. John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Lord and I Cemetery in Palmview.


NOTICE: Agustin Ochoa

MISSION – Agustin Ochoa, 69, died Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg.  The funeral mass was held June 11 at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Alton. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen.


NOTICE: Adam Montgomery

MISSION – Adam Montgomery, 20, died Thursday, June 9, 2011, at Mission Regional Medical Center.


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