PHARR - Mateo Sandoval, 100, died Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Solara Hospital in McAllen.
He is preceded in death by his siblings, Francisco Sandoval, Dolores Vargas, Ramon Moreno; and a niece Elvira Ramirez.
Mr. Sandoval is survived by his wife, Hortecia Sandoval of Pharr; his children, Isabel Sandoval of Edinburg, Maria (Medardo) Sandoval, Yolanda Sandoval Salinas, Lydia (Noel) Gonzalez, Francisco (Angelita) Sandoval, Mateo (Nora) Sandoval, Jr., Gloria (David) Garcia, all of Pharr, and Ricardo (Herminia) Sandoval of Idaho; 23 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 5 to 9 p.m., with a 7 p.m. prayer service Thursday, December 27, 2018, at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Funeral service took place at 9 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2018, at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.
Military honors were conducted by VFW Post 8788 of McAllen.
Funeral services were under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan.