Ernesto Salazar

December 15, 1933 - October 10, 2019
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On Thursday, October 10, 2019, Ernesto Salazar, of Laredo, Texas, peacefully passed on to eternal rest at the age of 85.

Ernesto was a United States Air Force Veteran during the Korean Conflict. He eventually joined and retired from U.S. Customs and Border Protection as an Inspector. He was also inducted into “Latin Sports Hall of Fame.” He’ll be greatly missed by his family but not forgotten.

Ernesto is predeceased by his wife, Beatriz Salazar.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Anita (Adrian) Briseno, Otila (Jose A.) Garcia, Ernesto (+Martha Alicia) Salazar, Candelario J. (Leticia) Salazar, Gregorio (Yvonne) Salazar, Julio (Karina) Salazar, and Marco Antonio (Andrea) Salazar. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.

The family will receive guests Monday, October 14, 2019, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Drive, Laredo, Texas. A holy rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Laredo, Texas. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am. Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Post 59.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, TX 78041, (956) 723-3611. You may leave condolences to the family online at

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, October 14, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Drive
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

St. Patrick Catholic Church


555 Del Mar Blvd.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: December 15, 1933
Died: October 10, 2019

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SYLVESTER GARCIA posted on 10/15/19

Our condolences to all the family of Mr. Salazar, May he rest in Peace.


Elvia Garcia posted on 10/15/19

In memory of Ernesto Salazar, Elvia Garcia lit a candle


Elvia Garcia posted on 10/15/19

My deepest condolence for the Salazar family.. ..may he rest in peace.


Sandra Martinez and Raul Gaytan Jr posted on 10/14/19

Our sincerest condolences to the Salazar families. Our thoughts and prayers 🙏are with you and your families in this time of need God bless


Frank McKinnis posted on 10/14/19



Xandra Villarreal Rocha posted on 10/13/19

My deepest condolences Salazar family.