Alfredo Marmolejo Jr., 89, of Idalou, TX, passed away, peacefully with his family by his side, on Saturday, September 16, 2023. He was born on September 25, 1933, in Reynosa, Mexico, to Alfredo Marmolejo SR. and Petra Castro.
He married Emma Marmolejo on January 24, 1954. He spent over 40 years working at Farmer’s Co-op Compress. During his down time, he enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Alfredo was a member of St. Philips Catholic Church.
Alfredo is survived by six children, Mary and Jeff Cundick of Medford Oregon, Richard and Janie Marmolejo of Lubbock, Sally and Mitchell Skillman of Lubbock, Alfredo and Marina Marmolejo of Idalou, Michael and Lisa Marmolejo of Lubbock, Ray and Elizabeth Marmolejo of Lubbock; sisters, Ninfa Eldredge of Atlanta Georgia, Alicia Montelongo of Hale Center; 18 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death wife Emma Marmolejo; granddaughter, Michelle Paez; and great grandson Zavian Ray Marmolejo; parents Alfredo Sr, and Petra Marmolejo; and 9 siblings.
A time of visitation will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2023 from 1PM-8PM at the Venue on Broadway, with the Holy Rosary being recited at 6PM.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday, September 22, 2023, at 10AM at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Idalou, TX. Burial will follow at Idalou Cemetery.