83R21241 LB-D
  By: Munoz, Jr. H.R. No. 1616
         WHEREAS, The 100th birthday of an esteemed Texan truly merits
  special recognition, and Ninfa Trevino Pena of Mission is marking
  this notable milestone in her life on May 8, 2013; and
         WHEREAS, The youngest of five daughters, Ninfa Trevino was
  born in 1913 to Manuel and Procora Izaguirre Trevino; she earned a
  degree in education from Texas A&I University of Kingsville and was
  a longtime second grade teacher at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic
  School, where she also assisted students with special needs;
  through the years, she has encouraged countless young people to
  succeed both inside and outside of the classroom; and
         WHEREAS, In 1937, she married Ernesto Pena Flores, and they
  shared a rewarding marriage that spanned nearly six decades; one of
  the original pioneer families of Mission, the Penas went on to have
  6 children, Ernesto, Maggie, Fernando, Mary Lou, Joe, and Bobby, as
  well as 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and
         WHEREAS, Devoted to her loved ones and to her faith,
  Mrs. Pena has helped to foster strong family values for generations
  of her relatives, and she continues to serve as a source of
  inspiration to all who know her; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Ninfa Trevino Pena on her 100th
  birthday and extend to her sincere best wishes for continued
  happiness; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mrs. Pena as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.