Lupe Perez, 85, passed away on Friday, Dec. 17, in Corpus Christi. He was born on Oct. 5, 1924 in Runge to Rupert and Eloisa Leal Perez. He was a welder, a U.S. Army veteran and a lifelong resident of Robstown.

He is survived by his children, Janie (Benito) Perez Jackson of Fort Worth, Sylvia Perez, Edward Perez, both of Robstown, Genaro (Janie) Perez of Odem, Erasmo Perez, Nicolas Perez, both of Houston, and Lupita Perez of Orlando, Fla.; his brother, Roberto Perez of Grand Prairie; his sisters, Bertha Abrego of Robstown, Fidela Godoy, Margarita Perez, both of Quincy, Wash., and Amelia Padron of Arizona; 22 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and friends.

The funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 21, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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