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Fidencio "Chief" Salas Escobedo

November 16, 1932 September 23, 2020
Fidencio "Chief" Salas Escobedo
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Obituary for Fidencio "Chief" Salas Escobedo

Fidencio “Chief” Salas Escobedo, 87, of Haskell, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am, Saturday, September 26, 2020 at St. George Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Kurumbel officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Cemetery under the direction of Haskell Funeral Home, 2 Avenue D. A Rosary will be held 7pm, Friday, September 25, 2020 at St. George Catholic Church with Deacon Julian Estrada officiating. Condolences may be made at www.haskellfuneralhometx.com.

Chief was born November 16, 1932, in Stamford, TX, the son of the late Benito Escobedo and Majuana Salas Escobedo. On January 5, 1955, he married Olga Garcia in Rotan, TX. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. In 1966, Chief opened Chief’s Paint & Body in Haskell, later retiring in 2006. He worked as an auto-body repairman for 58 years. Chief was a member of the Rotary and St. George Catholic Church. His favorite past-times included playing golf and watching sports, both live and on television.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Olga Garcia Escobedo in 1994; 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Chief is survived by children, Louisa Howard and husband Hollis of Graham, TX; Cynthia Lindquist and husband John of Austin; Nati Escobedo and wife Sheri of Haskell, TX; Jackie Escobedo of Haskell; grandchildren, Christopher Howard, Holly Slater, Jeremiah Parker, Kristi Allen, Erin Sanders, Ashley Vasquez, Jacklyn Ochoa, Jerrica Escobedo, Jarred Escobedo, Johanna Lindquist; 16 great grandchildren; sister, Mercedez Perez of Arlington, TX; brother, Nati Escobedo of Crowley, TX; brother, Rufino Escobedo of Austin, TX, numerous nieces, nephews and a host of dear friends.

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Previous Events

Rosary

Friday

25

Sep

7:00 PM 9/25/2020 7:00:00 PM
St. George Catholic Church

901 North 16th Street
Haskell, TX 79521

St. George Catholic Church
901 North 16th Street Haskell 79521 TX
United States

Service

Saturday

26

Sep

10:00 AM 9/26/2020 10:00:00 AM
St. George Catholic Church

901 North 16th Street
Haskell, TX 79521

St. George Catholic Church
901 North 16th Street Haskell 79521 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Willow Cemetery Final Resting Place

Haskell, TX

Haskell TX
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. George Catholic Church ATTN: Building Fund

901 North 16th Street
Haskell, Texas 79521
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