Felipe Sauceda Jr.
Felipe E. Sauceda, Jr., 91, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Felipe was born in Sinton, Texas on January 30, 1922 to Felipe G. and Paula (Escamilla) Sauceda, Sr. He grew up in Sinton, Texas. He married Josefina Fira and they have lived in Ennis since 1963. He was the owner and operator of Felipe’s Taxi Service for more than thirty-six years. He was a member of the Baptist Church. He is survived by ten children: Felipe F. Sauceda III, Paula Sauceda, Angelita Gonzalez, Jimmy Sauceda, Robert Sauceda, Mary Sue Sauceda, Frank Sauceda, Betty Espino, Josefina Sauceda and Esmerilda Martinez; forty-four grandchildren: one hundred twelve great-great-grandchildren: fifteen great-great-grandchildren and one sister Minnie Andrade. He is preceded in death by his parents, Felipe and Paula Sauceda, Sr., his beloved wife, Josefina Fira Sauceda, one son John Jesse Sauceda, one granddaughter, Connie Martinez and one sister, Victoria Tijerina. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of his life will take place on Friday, August 30, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with Rev. George Solis officiating. Pallbearers will be Jeff Gutierrez, Phillip Cruz, Jesse Reyes, Jake Benavides, Robbie Sauceda and Jimmy Sauceda, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Ernest Castillo, Jr., Raymond Sauceda and Jimmy Gonzales. Interment will follow in the Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com