Consepsion “Connie” Escobar, 67, of Slaton, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2022.
Viewing will be 11:00am-6:00pm Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at Englunds followed by a Rosary Service at 6:00 pm. Mass will be celebrated 10:30 am Thursday, October 20, 2022, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Slaton. Interment will follow at Englewood Cemetery in Slaton. Arrangements are by Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton.
Connie was born October 31, 1954 in Lubbock to Tomas and Juanita Villareal. Connie was adopted by Eduardo and Sophia Orona and raised in Slaton. She attended schools in Slaton. She married Hilberto “Gilbert” on January 22, 1972 in Slaton. Connie was a fabulous cook and served countless meals at Slaton Schools and at the Mercy Center for many years. She also owned and operated Connie’s Caribbean Ice for over 30 years. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Slaton. Connie was a joyful person who brought laughter and smiles to everyone around her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Leticia Ann Escobar; her sister, Mary Hernandez; and her brothers, Eli and Johnny Villareal and Antonio Valadez.
Connie is survived by her husband, Gilbert of Slaton; her sons, Gilbert Escobar, Jr. and his wife, Lucinda of Lubbock and Adrian Escobar and his wife, Jennifer of Lubbock; her brothers, Joe Villareal and his wife, Marilyn of Slaton and Tomas Villareal, Jr. and his wife, Amelia of St. Paul MN; and her grandson, Nathaniel Escobar.