Raul Nolasco Sr.
Raul Nolasco Sr., 93, of Uvalde died on Aug. 18, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Feb. 15, 1925, in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico, to Felicitas (Jiménez) and Eugenio Nolasco.
He married Rita Valdez in 1949 in Zaragoza, Coahuila, Mexico.
He was originally from Blewett and later came to Uvalde. He was employed by Uvalde Rock Asphalt Mines.
Nolasco is survived by his wife of 69 years; one daughter, Raquel Frankenberg of Austin; three sons, Raul Nolasco Jr., Rene Nolasco and wife, Johanna, and Ruben Nolasco, all of Uvalde; one brother, Rogelio Nolasco of Piedras Negras, Mexico; nine grandchildren, Jessica Phillips, Holly Crawford, Sean Frankenberg, Taylor Frankenberg, Jennifer Nolasco, Christopher Nolasco, Megan Wills, Kerry Nolasco and Lauren Frietag; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Ruben Nolasco.
A rosary was recited on Monday at 7 p.m. and a vigil service was held on Tuesday at 7 p.m., both at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A mass of Christian burial was held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church yesterday at 10 a.m. Interment followed at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Raul Nolasco Jr., Rene Nolasco, Ruben Nolasco, Kerry Nolasco, Ricky Frietag, Damon Butler and Mitch Crawford.