OBIT – Arcelia Casas

MISSION – Arcelia Casas, 92, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

Mrs. Casas was born on Oct. 28, 1923, to Andres and Sarita Farias Rojas in Delmita. She married Leonel Casas on May 5, 1946, and moved to Mission shortly after.

Survivors include her children, Leonel Casas of Mission, Alma Ramos from Mission, Alicia Peña of Mission, Maria Margarita Casas of Mission, Ida Steindel of McAllen, Raquel Tellez of Bonita, Calif., and Nora Piotrowski of Mesa, Az.; and eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brothers, Jose Maria Rojas and Asencio Rojas.

A graveside service was held on Feb. 5 at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.

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