ALTON – Guadalupe S. Tijerina, 75, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Solara Hospital in McAllen.
Mr. Tijerina was born to Antonio Tijerina and Matilde Salinas on April 3, 1941, at Rancho La Rosita, Tamps., Mexico.
Survivors include his wife, Hermila G. Tijerina; children, Wesley B. Tijerina, Wayne Tijerina, Guadalupe Tijerina Jr. and Patricia Tijerina; siblings, Araceli Guerra, Antonio Tijerina and Abelina Arguijo; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Juan and Abelardo Tijerina.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 10, from 1 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary Virgil Wilson Mortuary in Mission. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, June 11, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial follows at La Piedad Cemetery in McAllen.