Age 78 Resident of Mendota Heights, MN Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 29th, 2014. Preceded in death by infant son, Placido; parents, Eustolio and Marciana; brothers, Macario and Refugio; and special brother-in-law, Louis Medina. Survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Gloria; children, John, Vincent, Adam (Sandra), Mark (Loni), Gloria (Paul), and Diana (Jason); 13 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and many other loving family and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 3rd, at 10:30AM at OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CHURCH (Hwy 52 @ Concord St., St. Paul). Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 2nd, from 4-8PM at WEST FUNERAL HOME (1051 Robert St. @ Arion, WSP) and from 9-10:30AM on Thursday at church. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Placido was a proud Air Force Veteran. He was a softball coach for 26 years in the Catholic Church League and an active member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. A special thanks to Dr. Edward Green, Dr. Tonya Watson, and the Fairview Homecare Hospice Nurses for their tender care.