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 Salvador L “Sal” Palacios, Sr

Salvador L “Sal” Palacios, Sr

Birth
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Death 19 Jul 2015 (aged 91)
Salinas, Monterey County, California, USA
Burial Gonzales, Monterey County, California, USA
Memorial ID 149681212 · View Source
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Salvador "Sal" Palacios Sr., 91 passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 in Salinas. All the family and friends of Sal mourn the passing of their father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. He goes to join the love of his life of 63 years, Cruz Aguilar Palacios, his sons George and Jesse, and daughter Yolanda who wait for him in Heaven.

Born in El Paso, TX he worked as a taxi cab driver, copper foundry processor and steel beam riveter. Relocating to Gonzales, he worked at Gonzales Elementary School as a janitor and school bus driver.

Sal was a WWII veteran serving in the European Theater as a member of the 8th Army Air Corps. He was awarded the Bronze Star for valor. He served as courier and command officer's driver in France and Germany before returning home in 1946.

"We will all miss Sal, but we know he will always be with us in spirit. Rest in peace for we know you are now with the love of your life, your wife Cruz and your children George, Jesse "Butch", and Yolanda".

He leaves behind sons Sal Jr., Jose, Victor, Ralph, Mike, Bobby, Charlie and daughters Margie, Rosario and Rosanna.

Visitation is held on Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 1-4pm at Healey Mortuary 405 N. Sanborn Rd. Salinas, CA 93905.

A Rosary vigil will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2015 7pm, at St. Theodore's Catholic Church in Gonzales.

The Funeral Mass will be Friday, July 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Church in Gonzales.

Burial will follow at the Gonzales District Cemetery in Gonzales.


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  • Created by: Dana Payne
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149681212
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Salvador L “Sal” Palacios, Sr (8 Aug 1923–19 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149681212, citing Gonzales Cemetery, Gonzales, Monterey County, California, USA ; Maintained by Dana Payne (contributor 48413331) .