Daniel Elijah Ponce, 4 days old, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas.

 Survivors Include his parents, Clarissa Rios and Andres Ponce Sr. of Alice, Texas; three brothers, Dominic Javier Ponce of Alice, Texas, Andres Alejandro Ponce Jr., of Alice, Texas and twin brother, Isaiah Nataniel Ponce of Alice, Texas; five sisters, Ashlynn Ponce of Alice, Texas, Aryssa Marie Gonzalez of Alice, Texas, Larissa Ann Gonzalez of Alice, Texas, Madison Nevaeh Gonzalez of Alice, Texas and Makayla Gloria Escochea of Alice, Texas; Maternal Grandparents, Marissa (Rene Vela) Rios of Alice, Texas Arnulfo (Lisa Roy) Rios Jr. of Rothbury, Michigan; maternal great-grandparents, Yolanda (Thomas) Gonzalez of Alice, Texas and Raul Gonzalez of Pecos, Texas; maternal Great-Great-grandparents, Isabel and Arnulfo Rios of Rothbury, Michigan; paternal grandparents, Maria (Robert) Rodriguez of Alice, Texas and Alberto Ponce of Alice, Texas; paternal great-grandparents, Eliza and Eladio Garcia of Alice, Texas and Simon and Elva Anguino of Alice, Texas; paternal great-great-grandmother, Emilia Salinas of Alice, Texas. 

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2011 at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas with a Rosary being recited at 3:00 p.m. that afternoon. Graveside services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2011 at the New Collins Cemetery in Alice, Texas. 

Funeral arrangements entrusted with Rosas Funeral Home.