PALMHURST – Guadalupe Contreras, 72, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019, at McAllen Medical Center.
Mr. Contreras was married to Juanita Gonzalez on June 23, 1972, and served in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He was employed by Walmart where he retired after 18 years. He also coached team sports in baseball, softball, soccer, football and basketball for over 30 years.
Survivors include his wife; children, Sabina Contreras, Rosalva Sanchez, Manuel Contreras, Guadalupe Contreras Jr.; sister, Maria Canales; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Antonia and Manuel Contreras.
A funeral mass was held on March 8 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.