MISSION – Gabriel Hurtado, 89, passed away on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Paxvilla Hospice & Palliative Care in McAllen.
He was born on March 24, 1926, in Jaral De Berrios, Guanjuato, Mexico.
Survivors include his wife, Esperanza P. Hurtado; children, Felipe Hurtado and Maria Elena Najera; and sisters, Raquel Hurtado and Maria Hurtado.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Felipe Hurtado and Maria Del Refugio Lucio, and sisters, Ernestina Ferrer, Maria De La Luz Ochoa and Josefina Rivera.
A funeral mass was held on Aug. 18 at San Martin De Porres Catholic Church in Alton. Interment followed at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Abram.