Baby Alyssa Renee Austin, age 4 months, entered into rest on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on May 30, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
Mr. Narciso C. Gomez entered into eternal peaceful rest on Sunday, September 30, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Gomez was born on April 4, 1939 to Mr. Ignacio and Mrs. Sofia C. Gomez and raised in Brackettville, Texas. Mr. Gomez was one of fourteen children and was a graduate of Brackett High School.
Saturday, September 29, Betty Ann Daniel Hollingsworth passed away quietly in the comfort of her home. Betty Ann, who was born in Del Rio, was the daughter of Charles N. Daniel and Leona Garrett Daniel. After graduating from Del Rio High School, she attended the University of Texas.
Rosa R. Escamilla, 89 passed away peacefully at Senior Care of Meadow Creek Nursing Home in San Angelo on Friday September 27, 2018 surrounded by her family she was born in Sanderson Texas.
Mercedes Talavera, age 92, entered into rest on Friday, September 21, 2018 in Del Rio, Texas. She was born on September 24, 1925 in Boquillas del Carmen, Coahuila, Mexico on the banks of the Rio Grande, Mercedes Talavera lived a life unimaginable.
Raymond Charles Frerich, 77, husband, father, and friend to many, passed away unexpectedly on September 17, 2018, at his home, on the Frerich Ranch, in Brackettville, Texas. He was born January 17, 1941, in Del Rio, Texas, to Leo and Emma Frerich.
Humberto Aguirre, 86, of Del Rio, peacefully passed away on September 7, 2018. He now joins his Heavenly Father and wife of 61 years whom he deeply missed, Hilda Valdez Aguirre. Also preceding him in death are his father, Fermin Aguirre Sr, mother, Carolina Aguirre, brothers Fermin Aguirre Jr and Lionel Aguirre, brother and sister-in-law Simon and Maruca Aguirre, and sisters and brothers-in law, Amalia and Silvestre Renovato and Clara and Johnnie Calderon; brother-in-law Hector Valdes and great grandson, Max Fitzpatrick.
Arturo C. Treviño, age 71, entered into rest Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Del Rio, Texas. He was born March 1, 1947 in Ciudad Acuña, Mexico. He was preceded in death by his parents Santos and Elvira C. Treviño. Brothers; Antonio “Toño” Treviño, Jesus “Chuy” Treviño and Alvino Treviño. Sister Socorro Treviño.
Jose M. “Joe” Anguiano, Passed in peace on September 03, 2018 to be with our Heavenly father. Jose “JOE,” as he was better lovingly known by his closest friends and family, was born October
Maria Hernandez Alejandro, age 103, of Del Rio, Texas, entered into rest on Saturday, September 1, 2018 in Georgetown, Texas. She was born on May 9, 1915 in Sabanilla, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Eduardo Hernandez and Nicolasa Agrimaldo. She married Antonio Alejandro on March 9, 1927 in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico.
Mary was born May 22, 1928 in Melvin, Texas to Manuel and Cuba Turner. She married George Glen Tilson and they had two sons, Steven Glen and Shane Lavell. George and Mary lived in Midland and San Angelo before making their longtime home in Del Rio, Texas. Mary enjoyed working in her yard and gardening, taking trips and visiting with friends. She was a talented artist and enjoyed gifting her friends and family beautiful paintings.
Robert Neill Watkins, 72, a Vietnam War Veteran, passed away, Thursday, August 23, 2018 in Del Rio, Texas. He was born February 1, 1946, in San Angelo, Texas. He is survived by his mother Peggy Watkins; Brother Jerry Watkins (Shirley Watkins); Great-nephew Matthew Watkins; Great-niece Melissa Marsh; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife Vickie Watkins; his father Buster Watkins; and nephew Clinton Watkins. He was an Elks Lodge member and a member VFW.
Agnes Adeline Rusch Locke returned home to the loving arms of her family on Sunday August 12th, 2018 at the age of 93. Happy to be “home” and freed from the aches and ailments of a life lived serving others she died peacefully in her sleep, returning to be with her beloved Tony for his birthday the next day.
Josefina H. Carbajal, age 89, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 in Del Rio, Texas. She was born on February 26, 1929 in Brady, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband Agapito Carbajal; parents Nieves and Socorro Hernandez; and numerous sisters and brothers.
Delia G. Rodriguez, age 60, entered into rest on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in Del Rio, Texas. She was born on June 10, 1958 in Del Rio, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband Raul Rodriguez, Parents: Venancio & Catalina Garcia, and a brother: Ladislado Garcia.
Guadalupe Castro, age 95, entered into rest on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on December 12, 1922 in Houston, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband Preciliano Castro; parents Trinidad Macias Rivera and Francisca Chavarria De La Rosa; siblings Ruben Macias, Trinidad Macias, Manuel Macias, Maria Castillo, Yolanda Macias, and Concepcion Lewis.
Russel F. White, age 71, entered into rest on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in Brackettville, Texas. He was born on August 19, 1946 in Del Rio, Texas. Mr. White honorably served his country by serving in the U.S. Navy and retired after 25 years of dedicated service with the USDA. He was preceded in death by his parents Russell Floyd White and Helen Colleen Stultz.
Ret. Msgt. Roland Leroy Van Hoozier, age 74, entered into rest on August 7, 2018 in Del Rio, Texas. Papa Ron as he was known by many, was born on September 13, 1943 in Eureka, Kansas.
The Val Verde County Veterans Service Office is reaching out to the community, looking for volunteer drivers to operate van runs going to the San Antonio and Kerrville Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals for area veterans’ medical appointments.
The Del Rio Rotary Club meeting had two interesting speakers Tuesday at Ramada Inn, Sunblossom Room. Representing the Del Rio News-Herald’s Del Rio GRANDE magazine staff writer and magazine editor Karen Gleason presented the club with an update of how the magazine is planned and laid out.
Baby Josiah Zane Molina passed away just one day after birth surrounded by his beloved family on Friday, August 3, 2018 at the University Hospital, located in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on August 2, 2018.
Margarita Patiño, age 58, entered into rest on Sunday, August 5, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on July 20, 1960 in Pearsall, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents Isabel and Maria Hernandez. Brothers; Cristobal Hernandez, Jose Hernandez, Cristobal “Toto” Hernandez. Sisters; Josefa Navarro and Estela Morales.
Richard “Rick” Hudson passed away Friday, July 27, 2018 in Lubbock. He was born in Battle Creek, Michigan to Gerald and Helen Hudson. After attending school in Crystal Springs, Florida Rick went on to serve in the United States Marine Corps. He retired from his occupation as a flight simulator technician after over 25 years.