Melissa Federspill Staff writer When asked about how it feels to be a participant in this year’s Uvalde County Junior Livestock show, Knippa seventh-grader Wyatt Hughes said it’s a mix of emotions – “excitement, nervousness, and giddiness also – to be able to show everybody your work.” He continued by saying that there is also a sense of nostalgia […]
Genaro M. De La Rosa Genaro Muniz De La Rosa, 59, of Uvalde died on Jan. 19, 2020, in Uvalde. He was born on March 26, 1960, in Mexico to Gloria (De La Rosa) and Genaro Muniz. A visitation will be held tomorrow from noon to 9 p.m. and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. in the Chapel […]
Johnny A. Elizondo Johnny A. Elizondo, 58, of Uvalde died on Jan. 14, 2020, in Uvalde. He was born on Aug. 23, 1961, in Uvalde to Josefa Arreola-Elizondo and Federico Elizondo. He is survived by two sons, Johnny Elizondo Jr. and Daniel Elizondo, both of San Antonio; daughter, Janelle Elizondo of Uvalde; sister, Olivia Elizondo of Uvalde; granddaughter, Juliana Elizondo […]
Beatrice Kessler Beatrice Teller Kessler, 99, of Uvalde died on Jan. 20, 2020, at her residence. A memorial service is scheduled Feb. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Arturo Leal Arturo Leal, 37, of Uvalde died on Jan. 19, 2020, in San Antonio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will be included in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Maria O. Navejar Mary Navejar, 84, of Uvalde died on Jan. 19, 2020, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was born on May 15, 1935, in Uvalde to Petra (Ortiz) and Jesus Navejar. She is survived by a son, Michael Christopher Navejar of Uvalde; brother, Luis Navejar of Uvalde; sister, Elida Benavidez and husband, Philip, of Corpus Christi; two grandchildren, Michael […]
Elias Rios Elias Rios, 82, of Mexico died on Jan. 18, 2020, in La Pryor. Visitation began yesterday and will continue today from noon to 9 p.m. in the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, 424 Geraldine St. A rosary was recited yesterday and another will be recited today at 7 p.m. There will be a mass of […]
Rodolfo Rodriguez Rodolfo Rodriguez, 64, of Uvalde died on Dec. 30, 2019, in San Antonio. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery, 527 Lovers Lane in Uvalde. He was born on Oct. 4, 1955, in Uvalde to Luz Mosqueda-Rodriguez and Rafael Rodriguez. Rodriguez loved living life, spending time with family and friends, enjoying food, […]
Victoria Torres Victoria Torres, 83, of Uvalde died on Jan. 21, 2020, in Uvalde at the age of 83. A rosary was recited yesterday and another will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with interment following at Hillcrest Cemetery. A complete obituary […]
Melissa Federspill Staff writer Uvalde High School senior Andrew Maldonado starts his day by taking care of five pigs, which he says may seem quite extreme for people who have not participated in a stock show. “Feeding five hungry pigs can often be loud, depending if I can catch them in a deep sleep or if they are wide awake,” […]