PEÑITAS – Anita Loya, 85, passed away on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at Doctor’s Hospital in Edinburg.
Mrs. Loya was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Nov. 12, 1933 to Eduardo and Severiana Vega.
Survivors include her children, Eduardo Loya, David Loya, Javier Loya and Ana M. Loya; siblings. Julian Vega, Pablo Vega and Ester Gonzalez; and a grandson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vidal G. Loya, and son. Vidal Loya Jr.
A funeral mass was held on Feb. 26 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Peñitas. Burial followed at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.