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Aurora Lola Urenda Connell
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1926
Brackettville
Kinney County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2012
El Paso County
Texas, USA

Aurora was 1st married on Sept. 5, 1945 in El Paso Co., Texas to U.S. Army Master Sergeant Mike C. Pena, who was killed in action during the Korean War and received the Medal of Honor, Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal. He was first buried overseas and on June 13, 1951, his remains were reinterred in the Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City, Matagorda Co., Texas, nearby where his mother, Maria M. Castaneda Pena was buried a few years later.

Aurora was later remarried to Glasgow, Scotland native U.S. Army Master Sergeant David Connell, who served Our country during World War II and the Korean War and was the son of John and Mary Connell of Glasgow, Scotland.

Sources:
Husband, David's Obit
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs website 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Luis Barcena Urenda (1883 - 1960)
  Trinidad Martinez Urenda (1894 - 1962)
 
 Spouses:
  David Connell (1920 - 2007)
  Michael Castaneda Pena (1924 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Bliss National Cemetery
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section: DD ~ Site: 76
 
Created by: Our Ancestors Branches
Record added: Oct 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119287437
Aurora Lola <i>Urenda</i> Connell
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Aurora Lola <i>Urenda</i> Connell
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 Added: Nov. 6, 2014
 
 
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