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Mateo Salas

September 21, 1940 ~ July 8, 2018 (age 77)

Mateo Salas, 77, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville, Tx.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Cruz Salas; brothers, Simon Villarreal, Feliciano Villarreal and Joseph Salas; sisters, Maria Menchaca, Teresa Salinas and Carlota Hess. 

Mr. Salas is survived by his wife, Martha D. Salas; daughters, Belinda (Lyle) Eddy, Melissa (Daniel) Soto, and Margo Janel Salas; siblings, Blaza (Joe) Liendo, Esperanza Garza, Dolores Schrock, Esther Castañeda, Gilbert Cerda, and Valentin Arriaga; 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.

Visitation will be held from 4 pm to 9 pm with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7 pm on Wednesday, July 11. 2018 at Garza Memorial Funeral Home.  Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.   

Burial will follow at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery 2520 Inspiration Rd, Mission, Tx 78572. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made under his name to Order Of The Alhambra-Caravan 91.                                                           10 Draper Dr. Brownsville,TX 78521.

Pallbearers will be Roland Saenz, Christopher Saenz, Joe Anthony Perez, Lyle Eddy, Daniel Soto, Daniel Soto, Jr.

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