MISSION – Miguel De Anda passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017.
Mr. De Anda was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Madero, where he helped with Sunday masses and organized numerous annual barbecue fundraisers. In later years, he attended St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Mission where sang in the Family Choir and was active in ACTS.
Survivors include his children, Mike De Anda, Diana De Anda, Terry Gomez and Manuel De Anda; sister, Rebecca Espericueta; and eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irma Garza De Anda; parents, Manuel and Lupita De Anda; and siblings, Gilberto De Anda, Maria Gonzalez, Micaela Ruiz, Maria Luisa Ayala, Margarito De Anda and Faustino De Anda.
A funeral mass was held on Jan. 7 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Burial followed at Granjeno Cemetery.