Mr. Edmundo Duarte, Jr. passed away peacefully early Saturday morning May 24, 2020 at Laredo Medical Center.
Duarte, as he was known by all, was born in Laredo, Texas on March 7, 1926. He was a proud WWII veteran, a retired government civil services employee and a businessman. He will be missed by the many family and friends he leaves behind.
He is preceded in death by his parents Isabel and Edmundo Duarte, Sr., his first wife of 50 years, Adelfa Garcia Duarte, his brother Juan Duarte, sisters, Maria Guerra, Elma Moncivias and his son, Edmundo Duarte, III.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores Gonzalez Duarte, daughters, Olga Duarte, Sara (Juan) Buentello, Anna (Sam) Rubio, and Wendy Duarte, his grandchildren, Mara Kristina (Matt Metler) Buentello, Samantha (David Cordell) Rubio, Erika Buentello, Miki (Michael Hodgson) Rubio, Jacob (Roxanne) Buentello Juan Roberto Buentello, Tony Rubio, Joe (Letty) Buentello, Meliza Duarte-Castro, Micahel (Michelle) Buentello, Minna Rubio, Ashley Duarte, Jaime and Frida Barragan, and Alexandra Lopez. Also surviving him is his sister San Juanita Santenile, his sister-in-law Candelaria Garcia Granadaos, 14-great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 1, 2020, at the Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services chapel at 8:00 am. Chapel Service will be held at 10:00 am. Inurnment will be held on Tuesday, June, 2, 2020 with full Military Honors which will be provided by American Legion Post 59 of Laredo and Presentation of the U.S. Flag will be provided by the U.S. Army Honor Guard. We will then proceed to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may sign the guest book or leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com
Date: Monday, June 1, 2020
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am