Elsa, TX – Rene Riojas, Sr., 82, passed away to be with the Lord, Sunday, December 5, 2021, at Knapp Medical Center. Mr. Riojas was born January 10, 1939, to Pedro & Herminia Riojas, in Elsa, TX. He is preceded in death by his parents & 1 son, Rene Riojas, Jr. Mr. Riojas is survived by his wife, Ramona Riojas, of Elsa, TX; 1 son, Gerardo Riojas (Ritsuko) of Edinburg, TX; 2 daughters, Thelma Rodriguez (Roman), of Edinburg, TX, Cynthia Riojas, of San Antonio, TX; daughter-in-law, Enedelia Riojas, of Weslaco, TX; 2 brothers, Reynaldo Riojas, of Weslaco, TX, Ruben Riojas, of Elsa, TX; & 1 sister, Celia San Miguel, of Denton, TX. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren & 9 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2021, with a 6:00 p.m. rosary at Guerra Funeral Home of Weslaco – Chapel of the Heavens. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 9, 2021, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elsa, TX. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Daniel Rodriguez, Ian Riojas, Ethan Riojas, Zachary Rodriguez, Jesse Rivera, & Reynaldo Riojas. Honorary pallbearers will be Justice Rivera and David Rodriguez. Arrangements are under the direction of Guerra Funeral Home of Weslaco, Inc., 2602 N. Texas Ave., Weslaco, TX (956) 969-1461.
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