MISSION - Francisco Alanis, 86, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 At Rio Grande Regional Hopsital in McAllen. He was born July 10, 1926 in Dr. Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
Survivors, all from Mission, include his daughters, Carmen G. De Leon and Maria Cristina Lopez; sister, Petra Vela; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Francisco Alanis and Maria De La Luz Lopez.
Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 23, from 4 to 9 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. at Flores Funeral Home in Mission. The funeral mass will be held Saturday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.