Raul Penaloza

July 29, 1947May 23, 2013

Raul Penaloza, age 65, passed away on May 23, 2013. He was born on July 29, 1947, in Loiza, Puerto Rico. Raul left his beloved island in 1971 to serve in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era. Following his honorable discharge, he relocated to San Antonio to work at Kelly Air Force Base and later, Robbins Air Force Base in Georgia. After 30 years in government service, Raul retired in 2004 where he maintained an active life until his death. His love for family, music and an outgoing personality that endeared him to so many friends is how Raul Penaloza will best be remembered.

Raul is survived by his wife, Migdalia and son, Armando Saliba of San Antonio, TX; daughter, Rosalys and son Javier of Puerto Rico; numerous brothers and sisters.

He is preceded in death by his son Raul Alexis Penaloza.

The Visitation will be 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Graveside Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Red Cross.


  • Rosary Tuesday, May 28, 2013
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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Stephon & Virginia Hodge

June 3, 2013

Migdalia, we were deeply saddened to hear of Raul's passing. Our deepest condolences are with you and your family during this difficult time. Raul was such a beautiful person and a very dear friend to us. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

June 1, 2013

My condolances are with the family,Raul an true friend will be truly missed.I loved his friendship & a great person to be around with.Raul loved to work with all his friends at Liberty Mutual. Rest in peace my dear friend, I will not say good bye but till me meet again. Betty Duran Cruz

Debra Garza

May 30, 2013

Migdalia, may the Lord give you the strength to bear your great loss. My deepest heartfelt condolences to you, Armando and the rest of Raul's Family. May the Lord accept him into His loving arms and may Raul rest in peace.

May 29, 2013

My prayers are with the Penaloza family. May you find comfort in knowing he was a very nice and giving person. We worked together at Kelly AFB.
Della Guidry,
San Antonio,TX

Juan Vasquez

May 28, 2013

My deepest condolences to the Penaloza family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Raul and I worked at Kelly and we visited while at Robins AFB.

abel vidal

May 28, 2013

My condolence to the Penaloza family, he will be missed very much. Raul was a good friend

Pablo & Lucy Baez

May 28, 2013

May the Lord comfort you during this difficult time. Raul was always very kind and friendly everytime we ran into him. Blessings for the family.

James and Sophia Ward

May 28, 2013

Migdalia, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Juan & Mel Segura

May 28, 2013

Our condolences to Raul's family. May you rest in peace my friend.

Ricky V. Lopez

May 28, 2013

My Condolences to the Penaloza Family. Raul and I work together at Kelly AFB for many Years. Raul was a wonderful Person. Full of Life, And joy! He will be Greatly Missed "Que Dios Te Tenga En Sus Brazos" Mi Amigo