Wednesday, July 23, 2014
   
Text Size

Site Search

Follow Us

Banner

CLICK HERE

for Employment Opportunities

People Poll

 

More News

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Local Weather


Current Conditions:
Mostly Cloudy, 82 F

Forecast:
Tue - Partly Cloudy. High: 99 Low: 78
Wed - Partly Cloudy. High: 101 Low: 77
Thu - Mostly Sunny. High: 99 Low: 76
Fri - Mostly Sunny. High: 100 Low: 78
Sat - Sunny/Wind. High: 101 Low: 78

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather

(provided by The Weather Channel)

OBT: Guadalupe Rosas

MISSION - Guadalupe Rosas, 88, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at Retama Manor Nursing Home in Edinburg.

Mr. Rosas was a self-taught mechanical engineer with only a first-grade education, developed the Valley's first onion loader and went on to develop multiple conveyer systems for the produce industry. He traveled across the U.S. and Latin America installing the machinery he created.

He is survived by his children, Maria Martha Ramirez Rosas, Esmeralda Castaneda, Javier Juventino Rosas, Rosalinda Reyna and Ramiro Rosas, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Maria Rosas, and his wife, Maria Amelia G. Rosas.

A graveside service was held Jan. 3 at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission. Services were under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission.

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Advertising Information

CoverageAreaThe Progress Times is the hometown newspaper for the local communities of Mission, Sharyland, Alton, Palmview, La Joya and surrounding areas in Western Hidalgo County. We have a staff of veteran reporters who work diligently every week to bring our readers the latest news as it affects their hometown area and people.

More Information...