Abelardo C. Talamantes, 91, entered into eternal rest, Thursday, November 16, 2023. Mr. Talamantes lived in Colorado from 1963 to 1990 where he farmed and raised his children. In 1972, he worked for Kodak Colorado Division, until he retired in 1990 and then returned to Laredo. On December 2, 1985, he married the love of his life, Nora Oliva. Mr. Talamantes enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, music and dancing. He enjoyed watching western movies and especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Talamantes and Blasa C. Talamantes; sons, Abelardo Talamantes, Jr., David Talamantes and Thomas Talamantes; step son, Jorge Ramirez; grandson, Eric Ponce; 4 brothers and a son in law.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years of marriage, Nora Talamantes; children, Yolanda Ponce, Sylvia (Bruno) Felix, Steven (Jannelle) Talamantes and Michael Talamantes; daughters in law, Maria Dolores Talamantes and Juana Talamantes; sister, Obdulia “Julie” Cavazos; as well as numerous loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews who will greatly miss him.
The Talamantes family will be receiving condolences on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, in the Angelus Chapel at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A holy rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm. Cremation will be held at a later date.
Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com
Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rosary 7:00 pm