MISSION – Jose Maria Solis, 83, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 in Edinburg.
Mr. Solis was born in Los Villarreals, Tamps., Mex., and lived his entire life in Mission.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Policarpia Solis; brothers, Geronimo Solis, Martin Solis and Rafael Solis; and a sister, Trinidad Solis Martinez.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ramona Solis; daughters, Martina Fowler, Paulina Solis-Sanchez and San Juanita Guerra; brother, Jose Urbano Saenz; sisters, Hilaria Garcia, Estela Salinas and Evangelina Garcia; and eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The funeral mass was held on Oct. 4 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.