MISSION – Minerva “Mine” Vela, 84, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017, at Mission Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Ms. Vela was born in Mercedes and was a lifelong resident of Mission. She retired as a supervisor from Southwestern Bell after 33 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Pedro and Lorenza Vela.
A funeral mass was held on March 14 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.