Mass services were held Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. for Margarita G. Escobedo, 77 who died Aug. 17 at her daughter’s home surrounded by family.
Mrs. Escobedo was born in Hanford on July 1, 1940 to Martin Garcia and Paula Renteria Garcia. She was a homemaker for 59 years. Survivors include her children Yolanda Garcia, Teresa Franco, Roberta Garza, Jimmy Escobedo Jr., and Arthur Escobedo; sisters, Anna Morales and Genevieve Venegas; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter. Margarita was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jimmy Escobedo and son, Martin Escobedo. Following mass services, interment was held at at Corcoran District Cemetery. Donations may be sent in Margarita’s name to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 381, 1443 W. 7th Street, Hanford, California 93230.