Roberto Canales “El Suave” Grajeda, 80, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

He was born on Jan. 19, 1931 in San Antonio. His parents were Aristeo and Margarita Canales Grajeda. He was a U.S. Army veteran, Christian and a resident of Robstown. His interests included music, boxing, baseball, carpentry, auto mechanics, cooking and walking.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ofelia “Nena” Grajeda; and sister, Gregoria Rodriguez.

He is survived by his three children, Rosario Grajeda and Alice G. (Salvador Jr.) Ochoa, both of Robstown, and Robert (Lori) Grajeda of Corpus Christi; one sister, Lucy (Sam) Casanova of San Antonio; five grandchildren, Alyssa R. Grajeda, Robert Grajeda III, Salvador Ochoa III, Lauren R. Ochoa and Landen A. Ochoa; and numerous other relatives and friends.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2011 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at Robstown Cemetery with military honors.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.