MISSION – Emma Borrego passed away on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 in Mission.
Mrs. Borrego was born on March 15, 1935, in Edinburg to Emilio and Rosita (Amador) Rodriguez.
Survivors include her children, Armandina Bootsma, Lydia Chavez, Yolanda Rodriguez and Carmina Borrego, all from Sunnyside, Wash., and Diana Borrego, Elva Benavides, Rolando Borrego, Noel Borrego, Alma Borrego and Elizabeth Ochoa, all from Mission; siblings, Stella Rubalcava, Emilio Rodriguez Jr. and Rene Rodriguez; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Abel Borrego Sr.; son, Abel Borrego Jr.; grandson, Jesse Chavez Jr.; parents, Emilio and Rosita Rodriguez; and sister, Ninfa Rodriguez.
A funeral mass was held on Oct. 13 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.