Ismael M. Leal Sr., 65, passed away on April 18, 2011. He was born on Feb. 26, 1946 in Robstown. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a mechanic for Calallen ISD.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Idolina G. Leal; his children, Ismael Leal Jr., Adrian (Jessica) Leal, and Jessica Leal De La Paz (Jesse Sanchez), all of Corpus Christi; his sister, Ninfa (Pedro) Lopez of Corpus Christi; three grandchildren, Taylor De La Paz, Jaykob De La Paz and Isabella Zoe Leal; members of the Guerra family of Alice and San Diego, including five brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at St. Peter Prince of the Apostle Catholic Church in Corpus Christi. Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown.

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