Born on Oct. 18, 1923
EL CAMPO - Guadalupe Escochea, age 89 of El Campo, passed away May 2, 2013. He was born on October 18, 1923 in Goliad, Texas to Refugio and Petra Garcia Escochea. Lupe was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his sons Lupe Escochea Jr and wife Janie of Richmond, Refugio Escochea and wife Susie of Needville and Juan Escochea and wife Maria of Houston, 18 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Lupe was preceded in death by his parents, wife Hilda Escochea, brother Urbano Escochea, sisters Tomacita Reyna, Leonarda Quintero, Juana Quintero, great-granddaughter Jessie Lyn Escochea and great-great-grandson Michael Eli Escochea.
Visitation will be from 1 - 6 pm on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Triska Funeral Home with a Rosary recited at 5 pm. Funeral service will be 10 am on Monday, May 6, 2013 at St. Robert's Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park with military honors.
Pallbearers are Jack Escochea, Edward Escochea, Michael Escochea, Rene Escochea, Gabriel Escochea, and John Escochea.
Condolences may be left for the family online at www.triskafuneral home.com.
Triska Funeral Home 979-543-3681.