Sara B. Escobedo

Sara B. Escobedo Mrs. Sara B. Escobedo, 84, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Jan. 16, 2013, after a brief illness. Sara was born in Mexico City, on May 15, 1928, and emigrated from Mexico to the United States in 1950. A devout and committed pastor's wife, Sara was married to The Reverend Daniel Escobedo, Sr., on Oct. 7, 1950; they were happily married for more than 60 years. Friends and family are cordially invited to attend a visitation from 6-8 p.m., Jan. 18, 2013, at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress Ave., Austin, Texas. The Reverend Nicholas Fatato, Sara's son-in-law, and the pastor of Common Church of Boston, Mass., will officiate. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m., Jan. 19, 2013, at the Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Chapel on South Congress Ave., with graveside services immediately following at Onion Creek Memorial Park, 11610 Chapel Lane, Austin, Texas. Sara was predeceased by her parents, Marcos and Ester Baca, as well as six of her siblings. Survivors include Sara's spouse, The Reverend Daniel Escobedo, Sr.; and their five children: Daniel Escobedo Jr., Norma Lety Lucio (Eli), Silvia Escobedo, Eugenia Doherty (Terence) and Georgina Escobedo Fatato (Nicholas). Sara is also survived by three siblings, 12 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. The Escobedo family would like to thank Dr. Steven Dobberfuhl, MD, of Austin, Texas. His kind and caring bedside manner in Sara's final week was a great comfort. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be given to The Assemblies of God World Missions, 1445 North Boonville Ave., Springfield, MO, or online at .


Funeral Home

Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Austin
3125 N Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78705
(512) 452-8811

Published in Austin American-Statesman on Jan. 18, 2013