Antonia G. "Toni" Saucedo
Antonia G. “Toni” Saucedo, age 75, died Wednesday evening, June 20, 2012, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
She was born July 7, 1936, at Knox City, Texas, the daughter of Nefro and Maria (Pena) Gonzales. As a young girl she attended the Knox City school system.
On August 8, 1961, she married Jesse Saucedo at Benjamin, Texas. After their marriage the couple moved to Kansas, making their home in Meade. Over the years, she worked as a custodian for several residential homes and later for the Meade school system for ten and one half years.
She was a member of the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Meade. She enjoyed playing Bingo, quilting, crocheting, knitting, embroidery work, and dancing.
She is survived by:
Her husband, Jesse Saucedo of Meade, Kansas
Two sons, Jesse Saucedo, Jr. of Kansas City, Kansas
Nefro Saucedo of Plains, Kansas
Three daughters, Ramona Almeida of Liberal, Kansas
Antonia Gonzalez of Liberal, Kansas
Faye Wells of Dodge City, Kansas
A brother, Guadalupe Gonzales of Boulder, Colorado
Two sisters, Manuela Rios of Knox City, Kansas
Faye Balatazar of Ft. Morgan, Colorado
Fifteen grandchildren Twenty-four great-grandchildren Eighteen great-great-grandchildren
She is preceded in death by her a daughter, Rose Mary Saucedo; her parents; and a brother, Amador Gonzales.
Vigil services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Meade. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the church. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Friday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to St. John Catholic Church in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidleromebachmanmortuary.com