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OBIT – Manuel B. Solis

MISSION – Manuel B. Solis passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.

Mr. Solis was born in Mission on June 5, 1924, to Santiago and Maria Ursula Solis. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II and was retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Concepcion M. Solis; children, Irma R. Solis of Mission, Jorge Solis of Edinburg and Mari Morin of Edinburg; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and children, Manuel Solis, Jr., Rosario Idalia Solis and infant son, Morin, and infant daughter, Morin.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Flores Funeral Home in Mission. The funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, March 29, at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission with Rev. Roy Snipes, OMI, officiating. Burial follows at Catholic Cemetery in Mission with full military honors under the direction of V.F.W. Post 8788 of McAllen.

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