Silvestre Aleman, 78, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010. He was born on Dec. 31, 1931 in Odem to Isidro and Cecilia Rivera Aleman. He was a custodian at Northwest Hospital for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Aleman of Robstown; his children, Victor (Janie) Aleman, Lupe Aleman, both of Corpus Christi, Enrique Aleman, Danny Aleman, both of Robstown, and Ester Aleman of Conroe; two sisters, Juanita Martinez of Corpus Christi, and Marcelina Aleman of Robstown; his brother, Augustin (Eva) Aleman of California; 21 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at St. Anthony's Cemetery.

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