Category Archive: Obituaries

Obituaries

Jun 28 2011

Gloria Ramos

San Benito, TX: Gloria C. Ramos, 83, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family at her home on June 26, 2011 in San Benito, TX. God saw you getting tired; this fight was not to be, so he sent an angel to you who whispered “Come to me” with …

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Jun 28 2011

Duane Olson

San Benito – Duane Olson, 72, passed away at a local hospital on Saturday, June 25, 2011. Duane Olson was a retired Air Force Major who worked as a Russian translator for the Air Force. His last assignment was with Joint Special Operation Command. After retiring, Duane became winter Texan and spent several years volunteering …

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Jun 21 2011

Federico Sanchez

LOS FRESNOS – Federico Sanchez, 104, passed away at his residence on Tuesday morning surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife Maria Sanchez and a son Jesus Sanchez. He is survived by one son Ramiro Sanchez of California; two daughters Paulita Nunez of Commerce, Texas and Irene Gonzalez of San …

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Jun 17 2011

Richard L. “Dick” Shafer

BRECKENRIDGE – Commander Richard L. “Dick” Shafer, age 90 of Breckenridge, died Monday, June 13, 2011 at Abilene Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 17th, at the First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Andrew Channer and Rev. Charles Kuhn officiating. Richard Luther Shafer was born on June 3, …

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Jun 14 2011

Oralia Alvarez

Plainview – Oralia Alvarez, 73, of Plainview, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2011, surrounded by her family at home. Celebration of life services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at Lemons Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow the service at Lockney Cemetery in Lockney. Funeral service arrangements are under the direction …

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Jun 14 2011

Martin Mendoza Sanchez, Sr.

Martin Mendoza Sanchez, Sr., 59, passed away at a local hospital on Saturday afternoon. He was preceded in death by his parents Refugio and Refugia Sanchez and by one son Christopher Sanchez. He is survived by his wife Estefana Sanchez; two sons Martin Sanchez (Terry) and Benito Sanchez (Melinda); two daughters Delma Fiscal (Frank) and …

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Jun 14 2011

Reyna D. Escamilla

Reyna D. Escamilla (Dec. 29, 1922-June 8, 2011), 88, was born in Tampico, Mexico. She lived in San Benito for 38 years. She died at home surrounded by family on June 8, 2011. She is preceded in death by her husband Antonio Escamilla, son Juan Gilberto Escamilla, father Epitacio Castillo, and mother Ester Castillo. She …

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Jun 10 2011

San Juana Vargas

San Benito, TX- San Juana Vargas, 88, of San Benito, entered into eternal rest on Monday, June 6, 2011 at her residence. She is preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Vargas; two sons: Jose M. Vargas and Francisco Vargas; one daughter, Carmen Vargas; and four sisters: Manuela Pinon, Seferina Gonzales, Virginia Miranda, and Juana …

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Jun 07 2011

Angela Gerusa Leal

LOS INDIOS, TX. – Today, we say farewell to longtime educator Angela Gerusa Leal who went home to be with the Lord on June 6, 2011. Angela was born on January 5, 1923 to Judge Joe E. and Rosa Weaver Gerusa in Los Indios, Texas.   Angela attended Christian Fellowship Church and will be remembered …

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Jun 07 2011

Robert “Bob” Robinson

Bob went home to his Heavenly Father Sunday, June 5 at 2:11 a.m. at Harlingen Medical Center Hospital. His caretaker for the last 10 months and good friend for 16 years, Mary Christian was at his bedside as was Ginny Herman. He was born on April 3, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois to James L. and …

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