Estevan S. Serna Sr., 62, died Thursday, July 10, 2008.

He was born Nov. 28, 1945, in Refugio to Roberto and Ester Salinas Serna Sr. He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Banquete, and a foreman for Haas Anderson Construction Co.

He was preceded in death by his father, and three sisters, Francis Serna, Mary Ybarra, and Delia Guevarra.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Maria C. Serna of Banquete; his mother, Ester S. Serna of Banquete; his children, Rosalinda Salinas (Albert), Estevan (Lora) Serna Jr., both of Banquete, Michael Serna of Mathis, and Raul (Sally) Serna of Elgin, Minn.; three brothers, Roberto (Janie) Serna Jr., and Armando (Raquel) Serna, both of Banquete, and Ruben (Silvia) Serna of Mathis; two sisters, Beatrice (James) Hunsaker of Qunicey, Wash., and Veronica Adams of Banquete; eight grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, July 13 and 14, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, at St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Banquete. Interment followed at Banquete Cemetery in Banquete.

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