SANTOS MEDRANO Sr.
MCALLEN - MCALLEN - Santos Medrano, Sr., 91, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at McAllen Medical Center. Mr. Medrano was a life-long resident of Weslaco. He was a parishioner at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church where he served as an altar boy from the age of 8 until he was 14 years old. Those who were fortunate to know Mr. Medrano knew he was a man of prayer and wore a fedora hat when he wasn't wearing his work cap. Mr. Medrano is preceded in death by his parents: Tiburcio and Margarita Sanchez Medrano; brothers Delfino, Domingo, Daniel and Martin Medrano; sisters Abrana and Juana Medrano; wife, Ernestina Pella Medrano, son, Ricardo Medrano, and daughter, Anaceli Medrano Reyna. He is survived by his sister Maria Paula Medrano of Weslaco and three children: Gracie (J.C.) Cardenas of Weslaco, Araceli Espinoza of Kingsville, and Santos (Elvia) Medrano, Jr. of Corsicana, Texas. Mr. Medrano also leaves behind 14 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and his nephew Mingo Medrano. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the countless nurses and nurses' assistants at McAllen Medical Center who cared for Mr. Medrano unconditionally during his final days and for all of the thoughts and prayers received from friends and family.
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