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Luis DeLa Cruz Nieto

Nieto, 91

Luis DeLaCruz Nieto, 91 of Pearsall, died on February 22, 2020. He was born on April 27, 1928 in Pearsall to Juan Lopez Nieto and Julia DeLaCruz Nieto.

He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter Rosario Nieto, and brothers Pedro Nieto, Juan Nieto and Torivio Nieto.

Nieto is survived by his wife Josefina Lafuente Nieto of Pearsall, children Hector L. Nieto and wife Estella of McAllen, Angie N. Siller and husband Mario of Pearsall, Josefina N. Harlan of Maryland, Jose Luis Nieto of Pearsall, Robert L. Nieto and wife Mechelle of Devine, Armando L. Nieto and wife Ana of New Braunfels, Alfonso L. Nieto and wife Victoria of California, Roland L. Nieto and wife Annette of Pearsall, Arnold L. Nieto of California, Paul L. Nieto and wife Rachel of Temple and Julia N. Urrutia and husband Paul of Martindale, brother Pete Nieto and wife Nachie of Pearsall. He is also survived by 36 grandchildren and 50 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers include Hector Nieto Jr., Joey Nieto, Robert Nieto Jr., Anthony Nieto, Mario Siller Jr., Michael Siller, Joshua Paul Urrutia, Gabriel Louis Urrutia and Christopher Ryan Urrutia. Honorary pallbearers include Brevan Paul Nieto and Noah Alexander Urrutia.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 27 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels from 2 to 6 p.m. A rosary will follow at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at 7 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 28 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Frio County Cemetery. A reception will follow afterward at the KC Hall in Pearsall.