Vicente P. Mireles


Vicente P. Mireles, of Austin, peacefully passed away at age 97, on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011.

He was born on Jan. 22, 1914, in Lockhart, Texas to Felipe and Candelaria Mireles. Vicente moved to Austin from Lockhart in 1965 and joined St. Julia Catholic Church.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Benita V. Mireles; his son, John Mireles; and his daughter-in-law, Frances Mir


Vicente is survived by daughter, Mary Mireles Gamez; son, Marsalino Mireles and wife, Gloria; daughter, Virginia M. Estrada and husband, Gilbert; son, Vincent Mireles, Jr.; daughter, Lupe Davila and husband, Paul; daughter-in-law, Mary Mireles; 14 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren and other loving family and friends.

The family planned to receive friends from 6 – 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011 and Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home.

Recitation of the rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in the Chapel of Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Memorial Park.

“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1

Arrangements under the care of Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home, 6300 W. William Cannon Drive, Austin, Texas 78749, (512) 892-1172.


1 comment

  1. Olivia Rodriguez 18 September, 2011 at 22:36 Reply

    My condolences to the Mireles family .. It was my pleasure working for Vicente an Benita Mireles. May tgey rest in peace…

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