Alice, Texas – Rolando Estringel Sr., 70, was called by His Heavenly Father and received into His Almighty Arms on the evening of Palm Sunday, April 17, 2011 after a very short illness.

Rolando was born on April 27,1940, the first born of the late Guadalupe and Erasmo Estringel Sr. of San Diego, Texas.

Rolando served in the Army from 1959 to 1962 and retired in 1993 from the Corpus Christi Army Depot.

Rolando is survived by his wife of 45 years, Vicky Hinojosa Estringel of Alice, Texas; two sons, Roland Estringel Jr. of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Dr. Roy Estringel, D.D.S. of Alice, Texas; three daughters, Adriana Maria Estringel, Ludivina (Rene) Resendez, and Virginia Gail (Mike) Caldwell all of Alice, Texas; two grandchildren that were the love of his life, Steven Guerra and Daniela Victoria Ruiz, both of Alice, Texas; one sister, Yolanda (Vicente) Morin of San Diego, Texas; three brothers, Erasmo (Lydia) Estringel Jr. of Taft, Texas, Hector (Alda) Estringel of Alamogordo, N.M., and Frank Estringel of San Diego, Texas; numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and close relatives.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m.  Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home of Alice with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at St. Joseph Catholic Church  in Alice, Texas and interment will follow at the Alice Cemetery in Alice, Texas.

Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc. entrusted with the arrangements.

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– Paid Obituary