MISSION – Francisca Palomares, 85, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at her home.
Mrs. Palomares was born in Mexico on Oct. 4, 1932, to Manuel and Maria (Alanis) Bazan.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Eliseo Palomares; children, San Juanita Montoya, Telma Garcia, Lourdes Cardona, Martha Candanoza, Carmen Calvillo, Sonia Rojero, Mary Zapata, Mirtha Galaviz and Ana Rojero; siblings, Emilio Bazan, Cruz Bazan, Dolores Gonzalez and Rafaela Vela; and 25 grandchildren, 82 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her children, Jose Bazan and Maria Bazan, and her parents and three siblings.
A funeral mass was held on Oct. 2 at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mission under the direction of Rivera Funeral Home in Mission.