Ramon G. Escobedo, age 97, of San Antonio, died Monday, February 6, 2012. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on April 17, 1914.
He spent the early years of his life in Floresville. It was there that he met and then married Susie Munoz. Mr. Escobedo served in the US Navy. He was in the San Antonio Fire Department for 30 years, retiring in 1977. He was the oldest living retiree of the department.
As a true fireman he passed away at 11:55 am which was the shift change time.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 66 years.
He is survived by his son, Ruben M. Escobedo (Veronica); daughter, Alice Coronado (Tony); grandchildren, Robert Coronado, John Coronado (Maria), Rene Escobedo (Patty), Diana Farmer (Jim), Cristina Escobedo (David Wiechmann) and Mark Escobedo; and 9 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 7th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Porter Loring Mortuary.
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The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Seraphic Sisters and staff at St. Francis Nursing Home for the love and care for the 12 years Mr. Escobedo resided at St. Francis.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Seraphic Sisters at St. Francis Nursing Home, 630 W. Woodlawn Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Born: April 17, 1914
Place of Birth: San Antonio, TX
Death: February 6, 2012
Place of Death: San Antonio, TX
Memorial donations may be made to:
Seraphic Sisters @St. Francis Nursing Home, 630 W. Woodlawn Ave, San Antonio, Tx 78212
This memorial provided by:
Porter Loring Mortuary