He was born on Feb. 3, 1929 in Runge to Andress Pena and Josefa Morin. He married Virginia Cadena and resided in Three Rivers. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1956. His occupation was as an electrical lineman. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Three Rivers.
He was preceded in death by his wife, a daughter Ann Trott, his parents, two sisters, Rosa Tanguma and Mary Hernandez.
He is survived by a son, Alex (Karen) Pena of San Antonio; a step-daughter, Alice Glover of San Antonio; three brothers, Cruz (Tina) Pena of Corpus Christi, Gilbert (Lucy) Pena of Victoria, Juventino (Anna) Pena of Floresville; three sisters, Connie (Luis) Guajardo, Elva Crroll, Annie (Narciso) Tanguma all from Three Rivers; four grandchildren Michael Rucker, Mark Rucker, Jake Estrada and Alexandria Pena; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Friday, Sept. 19, from 3-8 p.m. at the Galloway & Sons Funeral Home in Three Rivers. Rosary was on Friday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. Mass was held on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Three Rivers with Fr. Joseph Olikkara officiating.
Services entrusted to Galloway and Sons Funeral Home, Three Rivers.