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Obituary for Marcial Palomo Sr.

Marcial Palomo Sr., age 94 of Crown Point, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Marcial was born in Dolores, Texas. Throughout his life he also lived in Laredo, Texas, Fremont, Ohio, Blue Island, Illinois, and finally settled in Crown Point, Indiana. He is survived by his children: Maria (Guillermo) Gonzales, Juan (Ellie) Palomo, Barbara (Charles) Davis, Lucia (Norman) Jacobsen, Gerald (Michel) Palomo, Consuelo (Mark) Koehler, Teresa (Robert) Hookman, Juanita (David) Hillyard, Guadalupe (David) DeChene, Anthony (Kristie) Palomo, and Martin (Beth) Palomo; daughters-in-law Mary Palomo and Barbara W. Palomo; 32 grandchildren and many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara, and sons Felix and Marcial Jr.
Funeral services will be held at the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 8580 Wicker Ave in St John, on Monday, October 9, 2017 with visiting from 2:00 pm until the time of service at 6:00 pm. Burial will take place at the City of Laredo Cemetery in Laredo, Texas on October 13.
Marcial’s work ethic led him to live in different areas to seek better employment opportunities to provide for his thirteen children. Some of these opportunities included; farm hand, grounds keeper at a Convent, various factory work and security guard at a hospital. After serving his country in the U.S. Army for the campaign in France, he came home to serve as a Laredo Police Officer. He also was a member of the League of United Latin American Citizens and was a Community Service Advocate for non-English speaking Citizens.
In lieu of flowers please donate to:
Dwight D. Eisenhower High School
Palomo Scholarship Fund
Attn: Darlene St. Leger
12700 S. Sacremento
Blue Island, IL 60406


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Visitation

Monday

9

Oct

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - St. John

8580 Wicker Avenue
St. John, IN 46373

Service

Monday

9

Oct

6:00 PM
Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - St. John

8580 Wicker Avenue
St. John, IN 46373

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