Santiago Saucedo Jr.

Santiago “Jimbo” Saucedo Jr. passed away May 3, 2020 at his residence in El Campo at the age of 77. He was born Sept. 12, 1942 in Wharton, to Catalina and Santiago Saucedo Sr. He was an active member of St. Robert’s Catholic Church and a member of Santo Nombre at St. Robert’s. He worked for United Ag for 39 years before retiring in 2013.

He is isurvived by his wife, Julia Saucedo; daughter, Belinda Saucedo Garcia; brothers, Leeroy Saucedo and Roy Saucedo; sisters, Mary Ortiz and Beatrice Cano; grandchildren, Heather Perez, Julian Garcia and Jimmy Garcia; great-grandchildren, Anthony Perez, Alexis Perez, Brianna Rangel, Rihanna Rangel and Kaylee Buzek and great-great-granddaughter, Faith Sedillo.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Pete, Ignacio, Jessie, Johnny and Joe (Fino) Saucedo and sisters, Aurora Saucedo and Alejandra Palacios.

Mass will be 9 a.m. Thursday, May 21 at St. Robert’s Catholic Church with Father Philip Brune officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in El Campo.

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