MISSION – Jose Ascencion Aranda, 68, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.
Mr. Aranda was born in Guanajuato, Mexico on May 29, 1947, to Jose and Sebastiana Aranda.
Survivors include his wife, San Juana Aranda; children, Maria Deyanira Aranda Reyes, Ascencion Aranda Jr., Sebastian Aranda, and Ruben Anthony Aranda; brother, Teodoro Aranda; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 4, from 12 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Lord and I Funeral Home in Peñitas. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial follows at Lord and I Cemetery in Palmview.