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OBIT-Herlinda Arteaga Vargas

MISSION – Herlinda Arteaga Vargas, 79, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2014 in Houston.

She was born on October 12, 1934 in Alton to the late Jesus and Ernestina Arteaga.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Efrain Vargas of Sharyland; sons, Efrain Vargas Jr. and Leo Vargas of Houston and Lionel Vargas of San Francisco, Calif.; daughters, Sylvia Gutierrez and Lisa Rios of Pearland; and four grandchildren.

A funeral mass will be held on Monday, Feb. 24, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will follow at San Jose Catholic Cemetery in Mission.

In lieu of flowers, the family requested that donations be made to The Foundation for PSP/CBD and Related Brain Diseases on their donation page at

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