Rafaela Duron Rubio, 84, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2009.

She was born on July 18, 1924 in Robstown. She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Robstown.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include three sisters-in-law, Juanita Martinez of Robstown, Emilia Chapa of Alice, and Dolores Vasquez of Annaville; two brothers-in-law, Ray Rubio of Victoria, and Manuel L. Rubio of Robstown; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Robstown Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.