Ignacio "Nacho" Mendiola, 73, died on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2008.

He was born in Robstown on July 31, 1934, to Jose and Hortencia Lerma Mendiola.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jose Mendiola.

He is survived by his children, Janie Mendiola (Fernando) Caballero of Robstown, Ida Mendiola, Hilda Mendiola, both of Houston, and Cassandra Mendiola of Lubbock; his brother, Pedro Mendiola of Grandview, Mo., his mother, Hortencia Lerma Mendiola of Robstown; his sisters, Guadalupe Velasquez of Corpus Christi, Natividad Zuniga of Victorville, Calif., Gloria Valdez, Josie (Oscar) Salazar, both of Robstown, Maria (Bruno) Miranda, Elma (Manuel) Miranda, both of Belton, Mo. and many other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown.

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