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Alfredo D. "Freddie"
Alfredo D. "Freddie" Estrada, 91, of Toledo died Friday, February 7, 2014, at Heartland of Oregon.
Freddie was born on September 22, 1922, in Asherton, Texas to Juan R. and Petra (Diaz) Estrada.
Alfredo proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII in Germany and France, was a Purple Heart Recipient and a member of the American Legion Post #646 in Holland, Ohio.
Freddie retired from the Unicast Corp with over 30 years of service.
As a musician, Freddie enjoyed many instruments but was partial to the guitar and saxophone. With his brothers, they formed the Estrada Brothers Orchestra, playing throughout Ohio and Michigan.
He is preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife, Filiverta, "2005"; son, Juan Jose Estrada; daughter, Olga Estrada-McClain and grandson, Mario Estrada.
Surviving are his daughters, Delma (Jose) Oviedo and Maria Estrada; brother, Valente Estrada; 7 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Visitation at the Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home, 3500 Navarre Ave., Oregon, Ohio will be held on Monday, February 10, 2014, from 4:00- 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. with his Rosary at 7:00 p.m.
Services Wednesday, February 12, 2014, will begin with prayers at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 550 Clarke Street, Toledo, Ohio 43605. Interment services will be held at Lake Township Cemetery, Millbury, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the
, Northwest Ohio Chapter, 2500 N. Reynolds Rd. Toledo, Ohio 43615.
Published in Toledo Blade on Feb. 9, 2014