MISSION – Martin Diaz Jr., 85, passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Mission Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born in Mission to Martin Diaz Sr. and Maria De Jesus Gonzalez on April 9, 1928.
Survivors include his wife, Aurora V. Diaz of Mission; daughter, Alicia Becho-Aleman of Mission; brother, Daniel Diaz of Mission; sister, Martha Cantu of California; and nine grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his son, Armando Diaz, two brothers and four sisters.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 5, from 1 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Flores Funeral Home in Mission. The funeral mass will be held on Thursday, March 6, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.