Esteban Mendiola, 92, De Pere, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012. He was born September 2, 1920 to Felix and Cecilia (Dunca) Mendiola in the Philippines. He married Virginia Manuel on May 16, 1942 in the Philippines.
Survivors include his six children: Renato Mendiola, Illinois; Estela (Michael) Mahnke, Milwaukee; Rosario (Jerry) Polus, Green Bay; Philip (Santa) Mendiola, North Carolina; Esteban Jr. (Minnie) Mendiola, California; Marie Chona (Eric) De La Cruz, Illinois; 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a brother, Tony Mendiola, California.
Esteban was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia, his parents, 4 brothers and a sister.
Family and friends may call Saturday, December 29, at St. Matthew Parish, 130 St. Matthew St, Allouez, from noon until the hour of Mass. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30pm Saturday, at the Church, with Bishop Robert Morneau officiating. Entombment in Allouez Catholic Mausoleum. Cotter Funeral Home, De Pere, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com