Margarita Saucedo, 74, died Friday, December 5, 2008, at Edinburg Regional Medical Center.

Born in Rancho, S.L.P., Mexico, Mrs. Saucedo had lived in Edinburg most of her life. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg.

She is preceded in death by two sons, Bernabe and Manuel Saucedo; her parents, Gerturdes and Lucinda Vasquez.

Mrs. Saucedo is survived by her husband, Jose M. Saucedo Sr. of Edinburg; five sons, Jesus (Isabel) Saucedo of Kileen, Texas, Jose M. (Norma) Saucedo Jr. Francisco (Blanca) Saucedo, both of Edinburg, Jose (Concepcion) Saucedo of Amarillo, Texas, Manuel Saucedo of Mission; five daughters, Juanita Garica, Guadalupe (Eligio) Lopez and Maria (Jose) Compean, all of Edinburg, Lucita Orozco of Amberville, Alabama, and Elisa (Daniel) Garcia of Alexandra, Virginia; 30 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchidlren; three sisters, Beatrice Vasquez, Nieves Vasquez and Quina Vasquez all of Vasquez.

Funeral services were held Dec. 9 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg. Burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Edinburg. Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg.