Roberto ‘La Sancas’ G. Aranda, 76, of Dilley, died on June 28, 2021 in Dilley. He was born on October 15, 1944, in La Salle County to Octavio Aranda Jr. and Trinidad Aranda.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Carlos Aranda and sister Esperanza Aranda. Roberto was a United States Army veteran.
Roberto is survived by his siblings Lupe Pichardo (the late Fidel), Mario Aranda (Minnie), Angie Carrizales (Juan), Modesta Vela (Luis), Jose Luis (Rosa), Teresa Carrizales (the late Cacho), Pancho Aranda (Diana), Ramona Gutierrez (the late Benito), a close nephew Robert Aranda and numerous nephews and nieces.
Pallbearers included Abram Pichardo, Ruben Vela, Bryan Carrizales, Jacob Carrizales, Jeremiah Aranda, Catario Aranda Jr. Honorary Pallbearer is Robert Aranda.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, June 30 at Trevino Royal Oaks in Dilley from 3 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral mass was celebrated on Thursday, July 1 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 9 a.m. Interment followed at the Dilley Cemetery
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels.