Aurora Albarado Cortez, 83, of Rowena, Texas, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017, at Ballinger Memorial Hospital.

Aurora Albarado Cortez, 83, of Rowena, Texas, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017, at Ballinger Memorial Hospital. She was born August 9, 1933, to E. C. and Beatrice (Soto) Albarado in Miles, Texas. Rosary Rosary was recited Tuesday, June 27, at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rowena. Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28, also at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial followed at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Rowena.