MISSION – Roberto “Nune” Garza Jr., 79, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at Pax Villa Hospice in McAllen.
Mr. Garza was born in Mission on May 18, 1939, to Roberto Garza Sr. and Estefana Cavazos Garza.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Maria de los Angeles Gonzalez Garza; children, Eduardo Garza, Roberto Garza III, Arturo Garza, Rogelio Garza, Deborah Leal and Anna Maria Garza; siblings, Lydia Santiago, Irma Filut, Elsa Mata, Mary Garza, America Reyna, Melinda Garza, Leobardo Garza, Juan Garza, Guadalupe Garza, Luis Garza and Miguel Garza; and 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Estefanita Garza, Evangelina Muñoz, Alejandro Garza and Ricardo Garza.
A funeral mass was held on Dec. 18 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Santa Fe Celestial Gardens in Mission.