Eliseo T. Salinas, 75, passed away March 3, 2017. He was born March 15, 1941 in La Rosita, Texas to Ines and Eduarda Salinas. He worked for B.G. Cornelious for 35 years as a heavy equipment operator and as a supervisor. Eliseo was a big joker with a great sense of humor. He also liked to play his accordion and to ride his John Deere tractor. He was a great father, husband and grandfather who will be dearly missed by his loving family.

Eliseo was preceded in death by his parents, Ines and Eduarda Salinas.

Eliseo is survived by his wife, Patricia Salinas; daughter, Stephanie Salinas; brothers, Elias (Margie) Salinas, Santos Salinas, Eliazar (Kathleen) Salinas, Inez (Gladis) Salinas, Refugio (Anna) Salinas, Ezequiel (Martha) Salinas, Eduardo (Rosie) Salinas, and Daniel Salinas; sisters, Ester Salinas, Eva Salinas and Elva (Jose Luis) Alejandro. Other survivors include his step-children, Karla (Manuel) Saldivar, Oscar (Lily) Ortiz Jr., Consuela Ortiz, Yolanda Ortiz, and Romeio Ortiz; and his two step-grandchildren, Taylor Saldivar and Carlos “C.J.” Saldivar

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 6, 2017, from 5 to 9 pm at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas with a Rosary being recited at 7 pm that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Collins Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to ROSAS FUNERAL HOME