Ruben Botello

Aug 03rd 1:15 pm - 1:15 pm
US Army
Vietnam War Veteran
MRC - Ken Hammock

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Mission Summary

 

Classification 

Military Veteran 

Military Branch 

United States Army 

Military Service 

Served with the US Army 1971-1973 

Campaigns

Vietnam War (1962 - 1975)

Mission Segments 

Interment Service 

Obituary

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Obituary Text 

Ruben Botello, age 69, passed away on July 27, 2020.

Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Guerrero-Dean Funeral Home. Graveside Service: 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 3, 2020 at DFW National Cemetery. Due to cemetery restrictions, the graveside service attendance will be by family invitation only.

Ruben was born in Laredo, TX to Frederic Botello and Rosa Samaniego, the youngest of 7 children. He married Maria Luisa Jasso and remain married for the next forty-four years. Sitting at her table always made him happy. Shortly after high school, he would join the US Army, serving from 1971 to 1973.

Ruben was a Dallas Cowboy fanatic. He was always ready for a good Cowboy win. When younger, he enjoyed playing tennis or listening to the Beatles, his favorite band. Later in life, his hobby became riding his Harley-Davidson.

Survivors: wife, Maria Botello; children, Angie Botello, Ruben Botello Jr., Maria Garcia and her spouse Yziel; grandchildren, Damian Sanchez, Maya Michelle Garcia; siblings, Francisco Botello and his spouse Susie, Ann Cruz and her spouse Joe and Anna Maria Lara.

He was preceded in death by Frederic Botello (Father), Rosa Samaniego (Mother), Martha Garcia (Sister), Enrique Botello (Brother) and Federico Botello (Brother). 

Photo Permission

Yes

MRC

Ken Hammock

Ken2003HDRK@gmail.com

(918) 289-4749 

 

 

Part 1

 

Segment

Interment Service 

Mission Date 

08/03/2020 

Staging Time 

13:15 

Briefing Time

13:30

In Position/KSU Time

13:45

Starting Time 

14:00 

Staging Point 

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

Staging Address 

2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy

Dallas, TX 75211 

Map Link 

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Part 1 Details 

PGR will stage at the Visitor Center for a briefing. Honor bikes will be selected, and all others will proceed to the assigned shelter to set flags and await the arrival of Mr. Botello, his family and friends. We will stand tall and silent during the committal service.

The Certificate of Appreciation will be presented at the shelter. At the conclusion of the service, flags will be returned to the storage locker. Following the post-mission briefing, riders will be dismissed.

The DFWNC requires masks to be worn by all attendees, including the PGR. 

Support 

Water Only Pending

 

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