Trinidad Granado

June 10, 1921 - May 9, 2020
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Angie Gonzalez
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Our beloved father Trinidad H. Granado, 98, passed away peacefully at home in the presence of his family on May 9, 2020.

Born on June 10, 1921 to his parents; Don Marcos and Leandra Granado in Laredo, Texas.

Trine is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Maria Eustorgia Pena Granado; daughter, Sylvia De la Pena; grandson, Random Marcus De la Pena; granddaughter, Dinorah Elizabeth; siblings, Alfonso, Carmen, Octavio and Martina.

He is survived by his children Rodolfo (Elsa) Granado, Edna Granado, Martha (Juan) Vasquez, Angelica (Richard) Gonzalez, Veronica (+Ricardo) Martinez, Trinidad Jr. (Sandy) Granado, Marcos (Vicki) Granado;  grandchildren, Martha Alicia Granado, Rodolfo Buddy Granado, Monico Granado, Cassandra De la Pena, Elric De la Pena, Ayla Vasquez, Veronica Vasquez, Victoria Gonzalez, Daniel Richard Gonzalez, Sylvia Granado, Marcos Granado, Briana Granado, Joaquin Granados, Trinity Granado and 9 great-grandchildren.

He was a member of “The Greatest Generation”. He volunteered into the U.S. Army on March 1941 through November 1945. During World War II he was in the 75th Division 289th Regiment Company C as a Scout during the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes forest of Belgium and the Battle of Colmar, France. Trinidad was awarded commendations that include Combat Infantry Badge, American Campaign, EAME campaign with Three Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, European Theatre of WWII Medal, Victory Medal.  In 2013, he was appointed “Chevalier” by the French Legion of Honor in appreciation for the liberation of France. A dedicated brother of the Texas Mexican Railway for 34 years, a proud member of the American Legion Post 59, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Catholic War Veteran.

The Granado family would like to thank and extend a great appreciation to Dr. Ralph Nimchan and his staff for taking extraordinary care of our father for over 40 years. We would also like to thank Dr. Joseph Camero, Dr. Luis Benavides, Maria Garcia R.N. CEO, and the Nursing staff of Nurses on Wheels home hospice.

Rest in peace old soldier—your kindness, wit, and wisdom will be missed by many but never forgotten.

The family will be receiving guests Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 8:00 am to 10:30 am. A Holy Rosary will start at 10:30 am. Interment will follow to the Laredo City Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by American Legion Post 59 of Laredo and presentation of flag will be provided by the U.S. Army Honor Guard.

Pallbearers will be Rodolfo Granado, Juan Vasquez, Richard Gonzalez, Daniel Richard Gonzalez, Marcos Granado, and Trinidad Granado Jr.

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

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Time: 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Drive
Laredo, Texas 78041

A Holy Rosary will start at 10:30 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

City Cemetery


3200 N Meadow Ave
Laredo, Texas 78040


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Born: June 10, 1921
Died: May 9, 2020

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Veronica Granado posted on 5/27/20



Veronica Granado posted on 5/27/20

I love you my Faffy


Angie Gonzalez posted on 5/26/20

My wonderful Dad and grandpa!


Rudolph Duran posted on 5/16/20

To the Granado Family,There were memories I had with Trine ,Eustorgia,Veronica ,and the Family in my youth.I can not forget the times we had back in the days.My Condolences go to the Granado Family.Rudy Duran


Dagoberto and Rosalinda Gonzalez posted on 5/14/20

Rudy, our condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father. He was an exceptional man. May he rest in peace and may God comfort you and your family. Dagoberto and Rosalinda Gonzalez Tex Mex


Gregorio Lopez Jr. posted on 5/14/20

Rodolfo, Dear old friend. Sorry about the loss of your father. Apparently, a well decorated veteran. My sincere condolences on the loss to the family. Now I know where the Bill Cosby albums came from. May your father rest in peace among his fellow veterans. Sincerely,


Mayte Gutierrez posted on 5/13/20

My condolences to the family for your loss. May he Rest In Peace.


Martha Marquez Valencia posted on 5/13/20

In memory of Trinidad Granado, Martha Marquez Valencia lit a candle


Patricia posted on 5/12/20

To the family of Trinidad H. Granado, Please accept my condolenses for your loss. May you can find comfort in God's promise about the future resurection recorded at John 11:24-26


Judy Johnson posted on 5/11/20

In memory of Trinidad Granado, Judy Johnson lit a candle


David and Alma Prieto posted on 5/11/20

Trine, Mark and entire Granado family, We were sad to hear that your Dad had passed. Your father was a funny, loving, and super cool dad who always made us feel like family. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


Deacon Joe and Sylvia Longoria posted on 5/11/20

Our deepest condolences to the Granado family for your loss. May Mr. Trinidad Granado rest in peace.


Rachel posted on 5/11/20

Granado Family, May you find Comfort in your memories. His smile, his words, his touch, will remain in your heart forever. My deepest condolences on the loss of your Father. Your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers. Love you.