Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Text Size

Site Search


for Mission Citizens Awards



for Employment Opportunities

More News

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Local Weather

Current Conditions:
Rain, 77 F

Tue - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 88 Low: 75
Wed - Partly Cloudy. High: 92 Low: 76
Thu - Isolated Thunderstorms. High: 91 Low: 76
Fri - PM Thunderstorms. High: 87 Low: 76
Sat - Thunderstorms. High: 88 Low: 76

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather

(provided by The Weather Channel)

OBIT-Lydia C. Veliz

PALMVIEW - Lydia C. Veliz, 70, passed away on Sunday, April 14, in Granbury. She was born to Pedro Calderon and Sofia de la Paz on May 6, 1942 in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Survivors include her children, Ricardo Veliz, Robert Veliz, Sophia Peña, Diana V. Rodriguez and Belinda Veliz; siblings, Guadalupe Muñoz, Amparo Alvarado, Pedro Calderon, Rodolfo Calderon and Jose Calderon; and 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruben Veliz, and a son, Ruben Veliz, Jr.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 18, from 2 to 9 p.m. with a rosary to be held at 7 p.m. at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission. The funeral mass will be held on Friday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.

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...