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Quiterio Mendoza, 82 of Dumas, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.  Interment will follow in Dumas Cemetery under the direction of Beeson - Morrison Funeral Directors.  The rosary was recited at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Morrison Memorial Chapel.

Quiterio was born on Jan. 23, 1938 in Chihuahua, Mexico to Jesus and Cesaria (Morales) Mendoza. He was united in marriage to Marselina Mendoza in Mexico.

Quiterio is survived by his wife, Marselina, of the home; sons: Eduvijes Mendoza of Cactus, Manuel Mendoza and wife Maria Leticia of Dumas, TX, Faustino Mendoza and wife Lorenza of Gruver, TX, Rito Mendoza and wife Blanca of Chihuahua, MX; daughters: Matilde Tarango and husband Efrain of Dumas, TX and Maribel Mendoza and husband Cesar of Gruver, TX; sister: Carmen Mendoza of Arizona; brothers: Antonio Mendoza of Chihuahua, MX, Isidro Mendoza of Chihuahua, MX; 18 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.