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OBIT-Mague Salinas

LA JOYA – Mague Salinas, 76, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

Mr. Salinas was born on Jan. 8, 1939, in Peñitas. He graduated from La Joya High School in 1957 and enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving from 1959 to 1965. Following his military service, he owned and operated a hardware store in La Joya for over 40 years.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Mary De La Paz Salinas; children, David, Ivette, Javier and Joel Salinas; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Miguel and Matilde Salinas, and brothers, Matias Salinas, Eduardo Saenz and Vicente Saenz Jr.

A funeral mass was held on Jan. 19 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in La Joya. Interment followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.

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