Nicholas G. Arredondo, 67, loving husband, father and devoted grandpa, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013. Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Mount Olivet Funeral Home Chapel. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Nick was born Oct. 3, 1945, in Wharton to Nicholas and Mary Arredondo. He retired from the National Guard after 20 years of service and CSMS #1 after 32 years of service. Nick was preceded in death by his parents, one son, four brothers, one sister and one grandson. Survivors: Wife, Liz Arredondo; children, Rose Martinez, Cathy Hughes, Anthony Arredondo, Virginia Arredondo, Steven Short, Nancy Espinosa, Christie Mitchell; brothers, Paul and Johnny Arredondo; sisters, Margaret Burcie, Mary Estell, Houfemia Arredondo; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends.