Petra Frias Escobedo


Petra Frias Escobedo, 79, passed away February 25, 2015.

Mass of Christian Burial:  Saturday Feb. 28 at 10 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. Carlo Benjamin Magnaye officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Visitation:  6 pm,  Friday Feb 27 at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Recitation of the Rosary:  7:30 pm, Friday Feb 27 at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Petra was born June 29, 1935 in Mexico to Salvador and Maria (Frias Coyso) Escobedo. She was religious and faithful, and always very involved in her church. Petra would often cook or serve food during church related events, often travelling out of town. She worked at Golden Fried Chicken in Groesbeck for over 20 years, and later worked for Dollar General.

Petra was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her sons, Samuel E. Gonzales of Waco, Antonio Gonzalez of Eagle Pass, Juan Gonzalez of Mexico City, Jose de Jesus Elisarraras of Mexico City, and Ygnacio Escobedo of Waco; 15 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sisters, Juana Garay of Mexia, Emillia Reyes of Mexia, and Maria Angela Frias of Zacatecas; brother Jose Frias of Groesbeck; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

The family would like to thank the staff at Crestview Nursing Home for their outstanding care.

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