Rogelio G. Alaniz
Rogelio G. Alaniz
  • August 16, 1931 - August 22, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Mr. Rogelio “Papi Gello” Alaniz passed on peacefully on August 22, 2017 at his home in Houston, Texas at the age of 86. Rogelio is remembered by his wife, Angelica Alaniz; his daughters Martha (husband Jose “Beto” Oliva†), Angelica (husband Will Lopez), and Luisa (husband Anthony Guerrero); his grandchildren Angie (husband Joe Garcia), Carlos II (wife Laura J.), Laura (husband Joseph Alvarado), and Ashley; and his great grandson Carlos III. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister, and two brothers.

Rogelio was born on August 16, 1931 in Villa de Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Mucio and Luisa. He married Angelica Salas on November 30, 1957. Over the years, the couple welcomed three daughters into the world, who they raised with strong traditions, love, and care. His children remember him as an exceptional father who always worked hard to support his family.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Crespo Funeral Home- 4136 Broadway, Houston, TX, 77087, from 5-9 p.m., with a rosary to be held at 7 p.m. Celebrants will depart Crespo Funeral Home on Thursday, August 24 at 9:15 a.m. for services at the Immaculate Heart of Mary church- 7539 Avenue K, Houston, TX 77012, followed by burial at South Park Cemetery, 1310 West main Street, Pearland TX, 77581. The family would like to thank Southeast Memorial Hospital and Park Manor Nursing facility for their care during his times of need, and the countless family members and friends for their love and prayer.