OBIT-Hilda Valverde Peña

MISSION – Hilda Valverde Peña, 85, passed away on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at her home in Mission.

Mrs. Peña was born on Dec. 28, 1929, in El Centro to Trinidad M. Valverde and Rafaela Guerra. She married Horacio Peña Sr. in 1953.

Survivors include her sisters, Ella Longoria, Rafaela Marroquin, Elva Kost and Dora Valverde; children, Diana Perez, Horacio Peña Jr., Edward Peña and Daniel Peña; and 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers, Trinidad and Guillermo; and sisters, Pioquinta Flores and Belia Escobar.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 10 a.m. at El Mesias United Methodist Church in Mission with Pastor Cindy Layton officiating. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.

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