Guadalupe “Lupon” Vela was born December 12, 1937 in Oilton, Texas, he passed away October 29, 2019 at the Palms Nursing Facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, he was 81 years old.
Mr. Vela is preceded in death by his parents, Atilano Vela and Diamantina Garza; brothers, Atilano Vela Jr., Oscar Vela, and Rolando Vela.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 57 years, Minerva Vela; daughters, Sara Arcelia Vela, Veronica Vela; grandchildren, Mark (Racheal) Spear, Abel Arredondo, Nicolaus Tijerina (Alexandra Medina), and Rebecca Analee Tijerina; brothers, Jorge (Ofelia Garcia) Vela, and Cesar (Josefina) Vela; nephew, Oscar (Stephanie) Vela Jr. & family; nieces, Erica, Vanessa, and Claudine Vela. Also survived by other nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The family will be receiving guests Friday, November 1, 2019, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services. A Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm. Cremation will be held at a later date.
Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may sign the guest book or leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com
Date: Friday, November 1, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rosary will be at 7:00 pm