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OBIT – Jorge Garza

MISSION/PHARR – Jorge Garza, 94, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in Edinburg.

Mr. Garza was born on Nov. 3, 1923 at Santa Cruz Ranch in Delmita to Amado and Maria Garza. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946. He grew up at the Santa Cruz Ranch, and resided in Mission before moving to Pharr. He and his wife, Otila, were owners of The Round Up Restaurant in Pharr for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Elia Garza of Pharr; children, Iselda Garza of Mission and Romualdo Garza of Edinburg; siblings, Gilberto Garza of Edinburg, Lupita Galvan, Ernestina Reyna and Aurora Vega, all of Mission; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Romualdo Garza.

A funeral mass was held on April 30 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial with military honors followed at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission. Funeral arrangements were under the care of Rivera Funeral Home of Mission.

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