Raul Mendiola died on Wednesday May 15 2013 at the Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston at the age of 69.
He was born in Weslaco, Texas on Jan. 30, 1944 to parents, Noe and Antonia Mendiola.
Raul was a resident of Stanfield. He loved to travel between Texas and Oregon. He loved to listen to Conjunto music and being around his kids and grandkids and he loved watching sports. He married Carmen Flores on Oct. 31, 1966 in Hollister, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Carmen Mendiola; father, Noe Mendiola; and sister, Elida Mendiola.
He is survived by his mother, Antonia Mendiola; son, Raul Mendiola Jr. (Gloria); daughters, Thelma Mendiola-Guerrero (Rick); Mindy (Joe) Martinez; Marcie (Manuel) Rodelo, and Leticia Mendiola; brothers, Noe, Arnoldo, Lionso, and Celestino; sisters, Elma Mendiola, and Nora Solis; eight grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews,and cousins.
Recitation of the Rosary was held on Sunday May 19 2013 at the Burns Mortuary Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday May 20, 2013 at 3 p.m., at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Hermiston Cemetery.
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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.