MISSION – Hipolito Chavez, 76, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at Doctor’s Hospital in Edinburg.
Survivors include his children, Georgina Perez, Jesus Leal, Blanca Gutierrez, Teresa Gonzalez, Leslie Trevino, San Juanita Taylor, Abraham Chavez and Jorge Chavez; and 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucia Chavez, and his parents, Abraham and Casimira Chavez.
A funeral service was held on Jan. 21 at Funeraria Del Angel in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.