PREMONT, Texas – Arturo S. Perez, 75, passed away December 29, 2008 at an Alice hospital. He was a rancher. He was preceded in death by a son, Homero Perez; one brother, Ventura Perez; and his parents, Tomas and Carlota Sanchez Perez.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Helen Perez of  Premont, Texas; two sons, Wally (Irma) Perez of Frisco, Texas, and Arturo (Jessica) Perez of Premont, Texas; two daughters, Rosa (Shawn) Ringwald of Yuma, Ariz., and Laura Lizzette Perez of Premont, Texas; three brothers, Manuel (Elva) Perez and Gustavo Perez, both of Mexico, and Valdo Perez of Muleshoe, Texas; one sister, Josefina (Pedro) Perez of Mexico; and seven grandchildren.

Family will be receiving friends and relatives at 10 a.m. at Alaniz Funeral Home. A chapel service will be held at Alaniz Funeral Home of Falfurrias  at 2 p.m. Friday, January 2, 2009.

Alaniz Funeral Home of Falfurrias entrusted with arrangements.