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Santiago O. Contreras

July 25, 2021 ~ September 22, 2021


Santiago O. Contreras of Sabinal passed away on September 22, 2021 at his residence at the age of 85. He was born on July 25, 1936, in Sabinal, Texas to Jose Contreras and Concepcion Ortiz.

Visitation will begin on Friday, September 24, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. followed by a rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sabinal.  Interment will follow at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery. 

He married Angelita Munoz on February 10, 1958, in Sabinal

Santiago is survived by his wife of 63 years of Sabinal; daughter, Elsa Moellendorf of Kerrville; sons, Oscar Contreras and wife Marie and Santiago Contreras, Jr. all of Sabinal; sisters, Elujia Reyes of Sabinal, Linda Gonzales of San Antonio, and Olivia Barroso of Gainsville; brothers, Isabel Contreras, Mauricio Contreras, and Lupe Contreras all of Sabinal; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Gloria Valdez.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Valdez, Donny Valdez, Santiago Contreras III, Trey Valdez, Nathan Valdez, Joe Van Valdez, Marcus Contreras and Beaux Dawson

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September 24, 2021

4:00 PM
Rushing- Estes-Knowles Mortuary
410 W. Cullins Ave.
Sabinal, TX 78881

Funeral Service
September 25, 2021

3:00 PM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
501 N. Orange St.
Sabinal, TX 78881


St. Patrick's Catholic Cemtery - Sabinal
Sabinal, TX 78881

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