Maria Elena Villarreal, 63, died Friday, April 25, 2008, at her residence with her family by her side.

She was born Oct. 9, 1944, in Mexico to Abelino Rodriguez Fuentes and Consuelo Galindo.

She was preceded in death by her mother; and her sister, Alicia Vasquez.

Survivors include her husband, Francisco Villarreal of Eagle Pass; her daughter, Nora E. (Tony) Guerra of Orange Grove; two brothers, Arturo (Dora) Rodriguez of Eagle Pass, and Abby (Connie) Rodriguez Jr. of Othello, Wash.; her brother-in-law, Roberto Vasquez of Othello, Wash.; four grandchildren, Priscilla Villarreal, Marina Guerra, Michael Guerra and Marcos Guerra; and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.