Elvira M. Guerra

Elvira M. Guerra, 89, of Bishop, died Aug. 15, 2019. She was born on June 6, 1930 in Hondo to parents Felipa Garcia and Manuel Martinez. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be dearly missed by all. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Jenaro Guerra Jr.; and sister Flora Hernandez. 

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Octaviano “Tavo” Guerra; four children, Jenaro, Maria Dolores (T.C. Meiners), Lupe (Lupe Contreras Jr.) and Sammy Guerra; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one sister, Juanita Deleon; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, with a Rosary at Kingsville Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Aug. 24, 2019 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church. Interment will be held in Hondo at Guadalupe Cemetery.

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