Alfredo Alonzo Escobar entered eternal rest on Jan. 18, 2009 at Edinburg Regional Medical Center at the age of 53.

He was born on August 21, 1955 to Reynaldo and Octavia Escobar in Elgin, Illinois. He is preceded in death by his parents, Reynaldo and Octavia Escobar.

Left to cherish his memory; his wife, Leticia Escobar; children, Sonia Escobar, Luis Alfredo Escobar, Alfredo Alonzo Escobar Jr., Antonio Orlando Escobar, Lisa Marie Poppavich, and Collean Escobar; brothers and sisters, Reynaldo, Teresa, Frances, Agedita, Amado, Arnoldo Jaime, Leonel, Roy, Maria and Angelica; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 4 to 9 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. at the Gonzalez Family Funeral Home. Funeral services will be on Friday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in San Carlos. Interment to follow at Highland Cemetery in Weslaco. Funeral arrangements and services are being directed by the Gonzalez Family Funeral Home, LLC of Edinburg.