ALICE, Texas - Armandina S. Vela, 87, passed away June 13, 2007 in a Corpus Christi hospital. She was born March 2, 1920 in Guerrero, Mexico, to Rosendo and Eva Salinas. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Vela was preceded in death by her husband, Santiago A. Vela, a World War Il Navy veteran in 1991; and by one grandson, Carlos Munoz.

Survivors include her daughter, Hilda (Eliseo) Munoz of Corpus Christi, Texas; her son, Robert J. (Elvira) Vela of Alice, Texas; two brothers, Tomas (Trine) Salinas and Ramiro (Olvia) Salinas both of Corpus Christi, Texas; eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, June 15, 2007 from 1 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:30 p.m. that evening at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alice. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2007 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alice. Burial will follow in New Collins Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, Inc.

- Paid obituary