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Remedios Estrada

Remedios Estrada, 67, of Friona, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in Friona. Rosary services were held Friday, March 22, 2013 at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church in Friona with Mass of Christian Burial services Saturday, March 23, 2013 at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church with Rev. Anthony Swamy Aakula officiating. Burial followed in the Friona Cemetery by Blackwell-Mullins Funeral Home of Friona.

Mr. Estrada was born September 1, 1945 in Chihuahua, Mexico to Ramon and Francisca Chaparro Estrada. He married Elva Hernandez May 30, 1975. He was a retired meat trimmer with Cargill Meat Solutions. He loved to sing and loved his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two children, and three brothers.

Survivors include: his wife of Friona; four daughters, Rosa Camarena of Muleshoe, Veronica Grado and Guadalupe Faudoa, both of Friona, and Maria Torres of Lovington, New Mexico; three brothers, Elco Chaparro and Socorro Estrada of Chihuahua, Mexico, and Ramon Estrada of Grand Prairie, Texas; four sisters, Maria Estrada of Dimmitt, Ramona Estrada, Mercedes Estrada, and Perfecta Estrada, all of Mexico; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

You may sign the online register at www.blackwell-mullins.com.

Ettie Musil Jesko

Ettie Musil Jesko, 85, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Lubbock after moving from Lazbuddie in 2005. Rosary was recited Monday evening, March 25, 2013, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers in Lubbock. Funeral services were Tuesday, March 26 at Christ the King Cathedral in Lubbock, followed by graveside services at St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Hereford.

She was born in Stamford, Texas on October 3, 1927 to Frank and Ettie Musil. She graduated from Stamford High School and the University of Texas. She became a County Home Demonstration Agent in Seymour and Farwell. She was a 4-H Club leader for 20 years.

She married Andrew James “Pete” Jesko in November 1962. They farmed in the Lazbuddie community. Ettie and her husband taught Sunday School in Muleshoe and Friona Catholic churches.

She was preceded in death by her husband Pete, brothers Joe, Frank, and Emory, and sister Ruby.

Ettie is survived by a daughter, Maureen and husband Johnny Castellano and grandchildren Jared and Katie, all of Lubbock; a son, Frank Jesko and wife Tonja of Port St. Lucie, Florida and two step-granddaughters; two sisters, Gladys Rod of El Campo, Texas and Lillie Nichols of Arlington, Texas; a brother, Leon Musil of Rogers, Arkansas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

To leave words of encouragement and view a tribute to Ettie’s life, visit www.memorialdesigners.net.

Gonzalo Pena Aguillon

Gonzalo Pena Aguillon, 67, of Bovina, Texas, died Tuesday March 26, 2013, in Friona, Texas. Prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at the Church of God of the First Born in Bovina. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Church of God of the First Born in Bovina. Burial will follow in Bovina Cemetery. Arrangements by Blackwell-Mullins Funeral Home in Friona, Texas.

Gonzalo Pena Aguillon was born January 10, 1946 in Monterrey, Mexico to Juan Aguillon and Maria Pena Aguillon. He married Maria Lopez in Monterrey, Mexico. He was employed by a seed company in Hereford for 10 years, then by Cargill Meat Solutions for 5 years before he retired. He was a member of Church of God of the First Born in Bovina.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Humberto Aguillon.

Survivors are his wife, Maria Lopez Aguillon of Monterrey, Mexico; two sons, Javier Aguillon and Gonzalo Aguillon, both of Monterrey, Mexico; three daughters, Sandra Aguillon, Sylvia Aguillon, and Laura Aguillon, all of Monterrey, Mexico; two brothers, Pablo and Francisco Aguillon, both of Monterrey, Mexico; three sisters, Hortencia Lara of Bovina, Amelia Cerda and Josefa Villicana, both of Monterrey, Mexico; and seven grandchildren.

To sign the register book online go to www.blackwellmullins.com.