September 21, 1925 – July 27, 2020
Funeral services for Mateo Arrezola will be held Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Brownfield Funeral Home with Santos Gamez officiating. Burial will follow in the Brownfield Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home. There will be a family visitation at Brownfield Funeral Home on Monday, August 3, 2020 from 6pm to 8pm.
Mateo was born September 21, 1925 in Coy City to Guadalupe and Eduarda Merelez Arrezola. Mateo served in the United States Army from March 27, 1952 until he was honorably discharged on March 27, 1954. He served as a Corporal during the Korean War and played baseball while in the Army. He married the love of his life Ermelinda Nanez on April 21, 1954 in Karnes City. Mateo loved his family with all of his might, he cherished all his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was the sweetest man to everyone he encountered. He is preceded in death by his wife, Ermelinda Arrezola, two brothers, Luis and Charlie, and two sisters, Bernice and Phillipa, and his parents.
Mateo is survived by a son, Eddie Arrezola of Brownfield; 8 daughters, Jossie Harvill of Brownfield, Julia Arrezola of Brownfield, Nifa Campos of Midland; Janie Constancio of Brownfield, Norma Davila of Cedar Park, Amy Arrezola of Brownfield, Melissa Ochoa of Lubbock, Angela Arrezola of Hale Center; 13 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and his loving dog, Winnie.