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Onofre "Chello" Sotelo, Jr.
December 9, 1922 - July 9, 2013

Onofre “Chello” Sotelo, Jr. of Uvalde passed away on June 9, 2013 at Amistad Nursing Home in Uvalde at the age of 90. He was born on December 9, 1922 in Sabinal, Texas to Onofre and Josefina (Lopez) Sotelo, Sr. He is survived by his daughters, Santos S. Saldana and husband Amaro of Greenbay, Wisconsin; Herlinda S. Castro and husband Joe, Estella S. Sanchez and husband Luis, Irma S. Gomez and husband Fred, Josefina Sotelo, all of Uvalde, Elida S. Schultz and husband Robert of San Antonio, and Rebecca Mendoza and husband Luis of South Bay, Florida; sons, Jose Sotelo and wife Cyndi of Greenbay, Wisconsin, Rudy Sotelo and wife Arlene of Portales, Mexico, Richard Onofre Sotelo, and Ricardo V. Sotelo and wife Thelma all of Uvalde; 49 grandchildren; 114 great grandchildren; and 25 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Augustina Vasquez; daughter, Consuelo S. Perez; brothers, Clemente Sotelo, Gustavo Sotelo, Alberto Sotelo and Saul Sotelo; sister, Isidra Ortiz; and grandson, Tony Sanchez. A rosary will be held on Thursday and Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Luis Sanchez Jr., Jonathan Sanchez, Raul Sotelo, Joe Alvarado, Alberto Gomez, and Ricardo Gomez.

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