In Loving Memory Of Roberto V. Moreno

A rosary for Roberto V. Moreno, 96, former Littlefield resident, who died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, will be held Thursday, Feb. 15, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home, 6321 Bandera Rd, San Antonio, Texas. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, Feb. 16, at 9:30 a.m. at his home church, St. Anthony Mary Claret, 6150 Roft Rd, San Antonio. Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, Texas. Roberto was a native Texan, born on Jan. 21, 1922 in Kenedy, Texas. Moreno moved to Littlefield in 1953, and lived here over 30 years. He worked for Southwestern Public Service Company and was also a barber during that time. Tech Sergeant Moreno was proud to serve in World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Ball Turret Gunner in the 385th Bombardment Group of the Mighty Eighth. He flew many missions in the belly of a B-17 aircraft. After returning from the war, he worked briefly as a mechanic back in his hometown. Soon he married and began his family in Littlefield. He later moved, and worked to provide for his family until retiring in San Antonio. He enjoyed baseball games, going fishing, and taking pride in his yard, a well as watching Wheel of Fortune. He was of the Catholic faith. He was preceded  in death by his parents, Teodoro and Vicenta Moreno; his brothers, Frank, Joe, and Jesse; and sisters, Luz, Jovita, and Maria; his daughter, Maria Elena; grandson, Joe-Ed; and great-grandson, Ian Luke. Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Juanita Alaniz Moreno and their children, Robert and wife, Rosemary, Belinda, Carmen and husband, Abel Cantu, Sr., Patricia and husband, Paul, and Stella; his grandchildren, Matthew, Abel, Jr. and wife, Shea, Jamie and husband,  Kenneth,  Robert  Gabriel,  Michelle  and  husband,  Danny, Aaron, Elena and husband, Andrew, and Brianna; along with nine great-grand-children.

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