MISSION – Leonarda Espericueta Gallegos, 87, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.
Born in La Grulla, she had lived in Mission all of her life.
Survivors include her children, San Juanita Lozano, Javier Gallegos and Diana Nellie Chapa, all of Mission, and Yolanda Solis of McAllen, and 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rodolfo Gallegos Sr.; a son, Rodolfo Gallegos Jr; parents, Agustin and Florencia Espericueta; and four siblings.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 21, at 1 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Interment will follow at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.