Edcouch-Elsa - Rene Villarreal, 49, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at McAllen Nursing Center in McAllen. He was born May 17, 1972 in Weslaco, TX to Ramon Torres, Jr. and Enedina Villarreal. Rene graduated from Edcouch-Elsa High School in 1990. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, fulfilling his lifelong dream. Although he served briefly in the Marine Corp, he was very proud of his service. He strived to volunteer his time to help local veterans, students and the community. He will be missed by many who knew him. Rene is survived by his wife, Lorena Villarreal; sons, Alexis Villarreal and Jose Rene Villarreal; mother, Enedina Villarreal; brothers, Saul (Maria) Perez, and Reynaldo Cantu, Jr.; sisters, Carmelita Trevino, Jessica G. Ramirez and Edna Magali (Jose Loera) Cantu; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Viewing will be Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Military Honors Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Cardoza Funeral Home Chapel. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Cremation will follow at a later date.
Cardoza Funeral Home of Edcouch is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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