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Miguel A. Huerta

October 31, 1950 — March 27, 2023

Miguel “Mike” Ángel Huerta peacefully passed on March 27, 2023 at seventy-two years of age. He was born to the late Jesús and Dolores Huerta on October 31, 1950 in San Benito, Texas.

Mike was a member of the San Benito High School Greyhound Varsity Football Team and graduate of San Benito High School, Class of 1970. After graduating high school, Mike proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1974.

He retired from Time Warner Cable after thirty-five years of dedicated service. In his leisure time, Mike enjoyed watching movies, eating out, bowling, and was a die-hard fan of the Atlanta Braves.

Mike is preceded in death by his son, Macario Huerta; his parents, Jesús and Dolores Huerta; his brothers, Jesús Huerta Jr., Ricardo (Sara) Huerta, Arnulfo Huerta, and Margarito (Gloria) Huerta; and his sister, María De Los Ángeles Huerta.

Left to treasure Mike’s memory is his loving wife, Sylvia Huerta; his children, Miguel “Mike” Ángel Huerta Jr. (Nancy), Mario Matthew Huerta, and Macario Huerta; his grandchildren, Michael Anthony Huerta, Matthew Edward Huerta, and Ezra James Huerta. Mike is also survived by his brothers, Baldemar Huerta, Álvaro Huerta, and Manuel Huerta; his sisters, Oralia (Ricardo) Rodriguez, Ester (Curtis) Kemmerling, Isabel (Jaime) Rodriguez, and, Dolores, Corina, and Angélica Huerta.

Special thanks to Mike’s home health provider, Braulio Mendoza, and Dr. Manoj Gogia, MD with the Veterans Administration Clinic in Harlingen.

The Huerta family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, April 3, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home. A prayer service will begin Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. A funeral service take place Tuesday, April 4. 2023 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. Following the service, Mike will be laid to rest with full military honors at Mont Meta Memorial Park.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Miguel “Mike” Huerta Jr., Mario Huerta, Macario Huerta, Michael Huerta, Jaime Rodriguez, and Baldemar Huerta. Matthew Huerta and Ezra Huerta will serve as honorary pallbearers.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, April 3, 2023

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Prayer Service

Monday, April 3, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home, Chapel A

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Chapel Service

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home, Chapel A

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Interment with full military honors

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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