Idolina C. Vela, 86, went to be with our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. She was born on February 5, 1928 in Falfurrias, Texas to Roman and Rebecca Almaguer Chapa. She was a homemaker and lived most of her life in Robstown, Texas. She will be dearly missed by all of her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Presentacion Vela; her daughter, Mary Sotello; a brother, Uvaldo Chapa; two sisters, Hilda Rodriguez and Alveza Chapa.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories her children, Eustolia Leija, Rebecca Tijerina, Diana Hernandez, Jesus (Nora) Vela, Rodolfo (Mary Jane) Vela, Alveza Becerra (Carlos Martinez, Sr.), Victor (Lupita) Vela, and Rolando Vela (Gracie Cadena). She was also blessed with twenty-six grandchildren, fifty great-grandchildren, twenty-great-great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 16, 2015 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Robstown, Texas. Burial will follow to Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown, Texas.

Arrangements Entrusted to: Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.