MISSION - Gertrudis Villegas, 96, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 at Doctors Hospital in Edinburg.
She was born on Feb. 3, 1917.
Survivors include her children, Rosa Maria Moreno, Audelia Sanchez, Elsa Reyna, Thomas Villegas III, Jose F. Villegas, Velma Belen Villegas, Juanita Palomo and Concepcion Santoyo; and 19 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tomas Villegas Jr.
A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Granjeno. Interment follows at Granjeno City Cemetery.