Dalia Robles, 65, of San Benito, Texas, passed away on October 16, 2013.
Dalia was born on July 18, 1948 in Alice, Texas. She moved to Palitine, IL in 1964 and married Rolando G. Robles on December 2, 1967. They had three children together and later moved back to Texas in 1982 and resided in Harlingen. Dalia strived to obtain further education and graduated from University of Texas at Brownsville with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration in 2002. She was a member of The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) for several years. She was well known as “Dee” and took pleasure in working at Jackson-Hewitt. She enjoyed gambling with her sisters in the casinos in Illinois. She was a wonderful wife and mother who will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents Martin and Rumalda Trevino; her brother, Ramiro Trevino; her sisters-in-law, Guadalupe Robles and Connie Trevino; and brothers-in-law, Juan Rangel and Robert (+Santos) Robles.
Surviving her is her husband, Rolando G. Robles; children Elizabeth (Robert) Rodick, Lorraine (Simon) Leal, and Rolando M. (Miriam) Robles; siblings Irene Daley of Waukean, IL; Ramiro (+Connie) Trevino of Palitine, IL; Elodia (Billy) Perry and Martin Trevino Jr., both of Orange Grove, TX; George (Emma) Trevino of Woodstock, IL; Raul Trevino of Alice, TX; Baldemar Trevino, Zulema (+John) Rangel, and Reynaldo Trevino, all of Carpentersville, IL; and Robert Trevino of Laurel, MS. She is also survived by her brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Irma (Danny) Moreno of Harlingen, TX; Ramiro (Mary) Robles of La Feria, TX; and Gloria (+Frank) Butler, CA. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with a holy rosary to be recited by Elma Tipton at 7:00 p.m. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito.
Funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2013 at St. Benedict Catholic Church in San Benito. Cremation will follow service in accordance to her wishes.
Serving as pallbearers will be her son Rolando, son-in-law Simon Leal, grandchildren Rolando Jr., Jeremy Serrato, Jacob Robles, Juan Gurrola, Simon Jr., Gabriel Alvarado, and her nephews Michael Perry and Raymond Lasley.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rolando G. Robles, 18409 Great Falls Drive, Manor, Texas 78653.
You may sign the online guestbook and send words of comfort or sympathy cards to the family of Dalia Robles at: www.thomaegarza.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas; (956) 399-1331.