Victor Sabedra Sr., 77, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 1, 2010, surrounded by his family at his residence in Edinburg.

He was born on March 6, 1933, in Maxwell, Texas,to Panfilo Sabedra and Teofila Palacios.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Herlinda G. Sabedra; son, Victor Savedra Jr.; daughters, Anna Maria Savedra, Eva (Jose Sr.) Palacios, Monica Sabedra, and Becky (Julio) Barrientes; brother, Jose (Manuela) Sabedra; sister, Rosa Torres; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Victor is preceded in death by his parents; son, Ricardo Savedra; and brother, Enrique Sabedra.

He owned and operated Sabedra Contracting for 35 years. He will be deeply missed by all his family, friends, and all those whose lives he touched.

Family received friends on Friday, July 2, 2010, from 2:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. with a rosary prayed at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Peace at Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg. Christian mass was held July 3 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Edinburg. Christian burial will follow to Hillcrest Memorial Park in Edinburg. Having the honor of serving as pallbearers were Victor Mendez, Jose Palacios Jr., Angel Palacios, Amanda Palacios, Nino Flores, and Joey Garcia.