MISSION – Ismael Villarreal, 83, left to be with the passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.
Mr. Villarreal was born to Jose Ismael Villarreal and Virginia Lopez on Feb., 25, 1933, in Reynosa, Tamps., Mexico.
Survivors include his children, Juanita Gonzalez, Jesus Villarreal, Norma Villarreal, Virginia Gomez, Blanca Bautista, Alma Cantu, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Jose Ismael Villarreal Jr., Ana Laura Ramirez, Reina Garcia and Jorge Luis Villarreal; siblings, Irma Villarreal and Idolina Lopez; and 32 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
A funeral mass was held on Oct. 13 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Garden of Angels in Abram.