He was born on Oct. 29, 1936 in Karnes City to Dionicio Sauceda and Petra (Loya) Sauceda.
Survivors include his children, Gloria (Joe) Roberts of Goliad, Irma (Carlos, Jr.) Gutierrez of Goliad, Sally (Danny) Esparza of Runge and by Ernesto (Jeri) Sauceda, Jr. of Karnes City; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, brother, Teofilo Sauceda of Karnes City and by his sister, Angelita Gonzales of Kenedy.
Preceded in death by his wife, Natividad “Tiva” Sauceda.
Visitation was held Thursday, March 7 at 3 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Rhodes Funeral Home.
A funeral Mass was held Friday, March 8 at 10 a.m. at St. Cornelius Catholic Church.
Interment followed at the New Breman Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Dusty Roberts, Derek Roberts, Ryan Esparza, Trey Sauceda, Christopher Gutierrez, Carlos Sauceda, Pablo Cruz and Robert Sauceda. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home.