A Rosary is scheduled for 6:00 P.M., Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home Chapel of Memories.
A Mass of Christian Burial Service is scheduled for 2:00 P.M., Monday, June 30, 2014, at San Jose Catholic Church with Msgr. Joe Bixenman, Parish Priest, as Celebrant. Burial will follow in West Park Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home, 411 E 6th St.
Santiago was born July 25, 1928, in Lockhart, Texas, to parents Jose and Faviana Valdez. He married Costancia Guardiola in Lubbock 66 years ago. He was a member of San Jose Catholic Church. Santiago worked for Co-op for 27 years delivering fuel to the Hereford area farmers and ranchers. He loved his family and friends.
Santiago was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, 1 brother and one granddaughter.
Survivors include his wife Costancia of the home; 3 sons, Roberto Valdez, Albert Valdez and John Tomas Valdez, all of Hereford; 3 daughters, Regina Carbajal, Corena Garcia and Carol Ruiz, all of Hereford; 1 brother, Jose Valdez of Hereford; 1 sister, Maria Valdez, of Hereford; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 1great-great-grandchild.
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