Rafael G. LoeraOctober 24, 1932 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 85)
Rafael G. Loera went home on January 17, 2018, to Heaven, to the land of Love, Light, and Gladness. He was 85 years old and was a lifelong resident of Los Fresnos, Texas.
Rafael is survived by his daughters, Dora Lee Lozano (Carlos Cruz) and Irma Arismendi (Javier Martinez); three grandchildren, Vicente (Veronica) Arismendi III, Catherine Arenas, Krystle Rose Lozano. He is also survived by five great-grandchildren, Catherine Elise Fernandez, Bryan Matthew Arismendi, Kobe Arismendi, Rebakah Jordan Arismendi, Paydreaux Arismendi; siblings, Genoveva Cisneros, Felipa Loera, Guadalupe Jaramillo, Consuelo Torrez, Adela Garza.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria De Jesus Loera; brothers, Raul, Reymundo, Graciano, Lucio, and Pedro Loera; parents, Octaviano Loera and Manuela Garza Loera.
Visitation will be take place on Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at San Benito Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Los Fresnos, Texas. Interment will be at 2:00 p.m. at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery, 2520 S. Inspiration Rd., Mission, Texas.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Highway 77, San Benito, Texas 78586.