October 1, 1935


January 23, 2021



Service Details

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Aguero Funeral Home and Crematorium, 4402 E. Saunders St. Laredo, TX 78041.

A chapel service will be held Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at Aguero Funeral Home and Crematorium, 4402 E. Saunders St. Laredo, TX 78041.

Interment will follow at the family plot in the Laredo City Cemetery.

In accordance with CDC safety precautions, we ask everyone attending funeral services to wear a mask and practice social distancing. There will be limited seating for services. For everyone’s safety please honor the family from a distance.


Manuela Soto Solano, 85, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, January 23, 2021 surrounded by her beloved family in Oilton, Texas.

Melita as she was well known to many had a passion for cooking and owned a business in Oilton, Texas formally Mirando City, Texas named Red Barn Restaurant. Her passion was cooking for the public to make them feel at home. Above all, she was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jose Angel Solano; Son, Jose Alfredo Solano; Parents, Eluterio and Modesta Soto; Siblings, Jesus G. Soto, Oscar (Delia) Soto, and Nicolas Soto.

Left to cherish her memory are her beloved children; Imelda (Ernesto) Laurel, Carmen (Gabriel) Esquivel, both of Oilton, Hector (Patricia) Solano, of San Antonio, Belinda (Ramiro) Garza, of Bruni, Carolina (Jose) Briseño, her children Daniela, Jose, and Jorge Briseño, of Oilton; 18 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild, other numerous nieces and nephews, sisters in law Maria C. Soto, of Agua Dulce and Carmen V. Soto, of Laredo.

Pallbearers will be Armando Laurel, Esteban Esquivel Jr., Jose Briseño Jr., Jorge Briseño, Gilbert Solano, Brandan Gutiérrez, José Ángel Solano, and Trey Chapa.

On behalf of the Solano and Briseño families, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to Altus Hospice Care. Thank you for the Exceptional Service provided.


13 thoughts on “MANUELA SOLANO”

  1. Our most heartfelt condolences to The Solano family on your loss….May She R.I.P….God give Her Eternal Rest and God’s Perpetual Light Shine Upon Her Forever….
    Palacios Family

  2. Please accept our most sincere condolences from the Inocencio family. May she Rest In Peace!! Mother will forever be grateful for her friendship. She says “ La comadre Manuelita was one of a kind”.

    1. Our Deepest Condolences to all the Family! She was a Beautiful 🌹 Woman. She will truly be missed. May God give you all Peace and Understanding at this time. Love and Blessings,🙏 Dora and Family.

  3. Our prayers and condolences to the Solano Family.
    We will always remember Mrs. Solano for her welcoming smile and how she always made you feel special. May she rest in peace.
    The Aguilar Family
    Bruni, Texas

  4. Our most sincere and deepest condolences to the Solano family, Manuelita was a beautiful person with a big heart. May her beautiful soul RIP 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

    Love, Juan & Sara Garza & family

  5. Thinking of you at this difficult time ,our condolences to Solano family and prayers go out to all. We are so sorry .
    The Gamez Family San Antonio, Texas

  6. So many emotions, many loving memories, her laughter, her love, her sincerity,,, a beautiful light heading to a well deserved home…
    A heartfelt condolences to a family I have known all my life…
    May d as he rest in eternal peace and glory 🙏🏽

  7. Albert & Mary Villarreal

    Our most sincere condolences to the family. We have very fond memories of Manuelita, who was the rock of her family and always there for the community. May Manuelita Rest In Peace🙏

  8. Andres & Mine Arambula

    Andy & Mine Arambua
    Zapata Texas 70076
    [email protected]

    Mando, Juanito, On behalf of me and my family, we would like to offer our most heartfelt and sincere condolences during this difficult time to you on your grand mother’s loss. May she R I P my friends…

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