Antonio 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 and Nefro Saucedo of Plains, Kansas; Three daughters, Ramona Almeida of Liberal, Kansas, Antonia Gonzalez of Liberal, Kansas and Faye Wells of Dodge City, Kansas; A brother, Guadalupe Gonzales of Boulder, Colorado; Two sisters, Manuela Rios of Knox City, Kansas and Faye Balatazar of Ft. Morgan, Colorado; Fifteen grandchildren, Twenty-four great-grandchildren and 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 were held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Meade. Holy Mass was celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the church. Interment was 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