Francisco Ramiro Loera, 80, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020 in Lubbock. Funeral Mass for Mr. Loera will be 10:00 am Monday, January 13, 2020 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Martin Pina officiating. Burial will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. A rosary will be held 6:00pm Sunday, January 12, 2020 in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors with visitation beginning Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 3:00pm-8:00p.m.
Francisco was born August 31, 1939 in Alamo, Texas to the late Luis and Juanita Loera. He was inducted into the United States Army on October 17, 1962, while serving in the army he would go onto marry his loving wife Esperansa Flores on January 8, 1964 in Lubbock. A Catholic of strong faith, he enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play ball whenever the opportunity was there. He was also a big Dallas Cowboy fan and enjoyed watching them play. Francisco was a wonderful husband, grandfather, and loving family man whose memory will never be forgotten.
He is survived by his wife Esperansa Loera; two sons; Jose Alberto Loera (Rachel), Ramon Loera (Jessica) of Lubbock; one daughter Linda Lara of Lubbock; three brothers; Earl Loera of McAllen, Jose Luis Loera of Lockhart, Gilbert Loera of Brownsville; two sisters, Margie Romo of Lubbock, Mary Hernandez of Alamo; ten grandchildren, three great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Pauline Martinez, Angie DeAnda and Maurelia Loera-Perez.