2023-11-15

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Mario Alberto Alcorta

  3-20-1994 – 11-11-2023 Husband of Katy Alcorta; son of Jose Alberto and Lilly Alcorta; and brother of Lilibeth and Viviana Visitation: Monday, Nov. 20, 3-8 p.m., Cabrera Funeral Home, San Antonio Bilingual Funeral Service: Tuesday, 11 a.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, San Antonio. Mario always loved bright and vivid colors; by request of the family please wear your brightest […]

Arlene S. Kroll

  3-5-1946 – 11-16-2023 Wife of John Kroll; mother of Steven (Shauna) Kroll and Brent (Valerie) Kroll; and sister of Rose Calloway, Janet Vaclavik, Carol Clutter, Gorman Sekula, Gerald Sekula, Felix Sekula, and Roger Sekula Visitation: Monday, Nov. 27, 5-7 p.m., Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Poth Rosary: Monday, 7 p.m., in the church Funeral Mass: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., in the […]

David Stewart

  3-29-1952 – 11-7-2023 Widower of Peggy Lou Stewart; father of Brian Vance; and brother of the late Rick Stewart and Lonna Stewart Visitation: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m., Grace Bible Church, La Vernia Memorial Service: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., in the church Services entrusted to: Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia, 830-779-1090, www.finchfuneralchapels.com

Joe Luis Rodriguez

  1-2-1951 – 11-5-2023 Husband of Christine Bowles; father of Joe Gregory Rodriguez; stepfather of Jason Bowles (Lisa) and Sarah Bowles Perales (Chris); and brother of Mary Rodriguez, Betty Stewart, and Cleto Rodriguez Jr. Memorial Service: Will be held at a later date Services entrusted to: Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-0459, www.franklinfuneralhometexas.com

Donald Chester Braun

  2-21-1943 – 11-2-2023 Husband of Linda Hahn Braun; father of Nathan Braun (Erin) and Carl Braun; and brother of Charles, Judith, and Janet Memorial Service: Thursday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m., Triumphant Lutheran Church, San Antonio

Martin ‘Marty’ C. Rodriguez

  4-12-1977 – 11-12-2023 Son of Vicente Rodriguez and the late Olivia C. Rodriguez; and brother of Hector C. Rodriguez, Humberto “Beto” C. Rodriguez, Hernando C. Rodriguez, Vincent C. Rodriguez Jr., Daniel C. Rodriguez, Jimmie C. Rodriguez, and Lora Ann Vasquez Memorial Service: Will be held at a later date Services entrusted to: Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-0459, www.franklinfuneralhometexas.com  

Billy Joseph Olle

  5-29-1930 – 11-5-2023 Father of Michael and wife Darala, Cheryl and husband Eddie, Martin, and Mark and wife Carla Visitation: Friday Nov. 17, 4-8 p.m., St. Andrew Catholic Church, Pleasanton Rosary: Friday, 7 p.m., in the church Funeral Service: Saturday, 10 a.m., in the church Interment: St. Joseph Cemetery, Pleasanton Services entrusted to: Hurley Funeral Home, Pleasanton, 830-569-2535, www.hurleyfuneralhome.com […]

Police arrest two for 2020 death of Elmendorf teen


Elmendorf police, in cooperation with the Texas Rangers, have arrested two men and charged them with manslaughter in connection with the death of an Elmendorf teen in December 2020. According to Chief Marco Peña of the Elmendorf Police Department, Robert Tovar Jr., 21, and 18-year-old Manuel Guzman-Escalante, both of San Antonio, were arrested without incident Nov. 15, for the death […]

Archie Opiela

  12-8-1931 – 11-12-2023 Widower of Onis Mitchell Opiela; father of John Opiela (Peggy Raymond), Leigh Opiela Grizzaffi (Leo Grizzaffi), and Joseph Opiela; and brother of the late Sylvester Opiela, Eleanora Opiela Dupnick, Eddie Opiela, Flavia Opiela Keller, Emil Opiela, Emrick Opiela, and Mary Louise Opiela Trial Visitation: Friday, Nov. 17, 1 p.m., Union Grove Church of God of Prophecy, […]

This week’s videos: 11/15/2023

The following meetings include Wilson County News video coverage and meeting coverage in the Wilson County News 11/15/23 edition as noted below. La Vernia Town Hall meeting, 11/6/23 La Veria town hall presents remedies for flood prone areas www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/la-vernia-town-hall-presents-remedies-for-flood-prone-areas/ Floresville City Council, 11/8/23 Floresville terminates police chief after scathing report www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/floresville-terminates-police-chief-after-scathing-report/ Floresville City Council, 11/9/23 One crew at heart of […]