Jesus Escobedo

Escobedo, Jesus "Jesse" Mendoza
Jesse Escobedo joined his beloved wife Conception and three children Josephina, Arturo, and Norma in the Kingdom of Heaven on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at the age of 93. He was born in Douglas, AZ in 1919, where in 1949 he met the love of his life Conception. Jesse and Conception were married in 1950 and spent 59 years together raising their family in Phoenix, AZ. After retiring from The Union working as a concrete finisher for 50+ yrs, Jesse and Conception spent the rest of their days in the company of their children and grandchildren. He is survived by his two sisters (Maria & Cuca) his sons (Jesse Jr., Manuel, Roberto, Jorge, Reynoldo, Raymond, and Johnny) his daughters (Stella and Susie). Jesse was also blessed to have 19 grandchildren and 45 great grandchildren. Per Jesse's wishes, he will be buried with his wife Conception at Greenwood cemetery on 27th Ave. & Van Buren.


Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 12, 2013