MISSION –A funeral mass was held on Monday, April 16, 2018, for Benito “Benny” Casarez, 90, who passed away on June 11, 2017. The mass was held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission, and burial followed at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.
Mr. Casarez was owner of El Rancho Cafe in Mission.
He is survived by his sister, Estela Ochoa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pedro and Juanita Casarez, and siblings, Manuel, Roberto and Eduardo Casarez, Delia Rocha, Omega Perez, Ester Beltran and Maria de Jesus Beltran.