Dora Soto Villarreal (Age 73) passed away on April 28th 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by loved ones who will strive to honor her memory by living their lives to the fullest.
Dora was born in Laredo on September 8th 1948 to parents Victor Soto and Gloria Chavez Soto. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew her. Aside from volunteering and witnessing for the church, she enjoyed crafts, cake decorating and reading.
Preceded in death by her Husband; Roberto Villarreal. Parents; Victor and Gloria Soto. Sister; Gloria Soto Ramirez.
Dora survived by her Siblings; Daniel (Maria Rosa) Soto, Yolanda (Jose) Lara, Olga Soto Teniente, Raul (Lucia) Soto, Patricia (Vidal) Elizondo, David (Rosalinda) Soto, Victor (Marisela) Soto, Rosa Soto, Ricardo (Frances) Soto. Five children; Rebecca (Patrick) Villarreal-Avella, Robert (Laura) Villarreal, Roger (Nora) Villarreal, Rueben (Stephanie) Villarreal, Rodolfo (Brenda) Villarreal. Grandchildren; Miranda (Ricardo) Torres-Bautista, Roger Villarreal Jr, Issac Villarreal, Karla Villarreal, Brandy Villarreal, Anthony Torres, Alexa Villarreal, Jaslyne Villarreal, Rueben Villarreal Jr, Xavier Villarreal. Great grandchildren; Penelope and Neo Bautista.
Dora had a way of touching people's hearts, showing kindness and forgiveness, her smile, and the way she carried herself. She is and forever will be a phenomenal woman, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, niece and friend.
Graveside services will be held on June 4th at 11:00am at City of Laredo Cemetery (3200 N Meadow Ave, Laredo, TX 78040) where she will be laid to rest with her husband of 40 years, Roberto Villarreal.
Yesterday is a memory, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the present. What the caterpillar perceives is the end to the butterfly is just the beginning. Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well. We extend our sincerest gratitude for your kind expressions of love and support during this time of transitioning for our loved one.