Corpus Christi- Dora L. Robles, 71, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2022, at Angel Bright Hospice in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Dora was born on January 5th, 1951, to Florio Esparza Sr. and Maria Emma Valdez in Harlingen, Texas.
Dora grew up in Weslaco but spent much of her time in San Manuel at the family ranch with her grandmother. Dora discovered her unique genetic condition when she was pregnant with her only son, Sonny. She went into a coma for three days after his birth, so Sonny was her little miracle, and she adored him. Unfortunately, Dora was born with a rare vascular disorder, and her health slowly deteriorated for the rest of her life. However, it didn't discourage Dora from working hard and living life to the fullest.
In 1985, Dora was introduced to Ramiro "Ram" Robles by her cousin, Melba. They were an instant match. She and Ram were married soon after and spent the rest of their lives together.
In Dora's younger years, she worked in retail and...