Estevan "El Gato" R. Sauceda

December 17, 1962 ~ April 27, 2020 (age 57)


Taft – Estevan “El Gato” R. Sauceda passed away on April 27, 2020. He was 57.

Estevan was born on December 17, 1962 to Rufino and Eusebia (Rojas) Sauceda. El Gato was a lifelong resident of Taft, Texas.  He formally worked as a carpenter at Sullivan Construction. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

Preceding in death are his parents: Rufino and Eusebia Sauceda; numerous brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife: Margot Sauceda of Taft, Texas; sons: Estevan Sauceda, Jr. (Marissa) and Rufino Sauceda (Laura) both of Taft, Texas; daughters: Abbey Sauceda (David) of Taft, Texas and Eusebia DelaCruz (Cruz)of Odem, Texas; grandchildren: Bryan, David, Jeremiah, Josiah, Stephen, Jaden, Nikole, Cruz III and Conner; brother: Rufino Sauceda III (Florinda) of Taft, Texas; sisters: Adela Saldivar of Portland, Texas and Eusebia Hinojosa (Gilberto) of Taft, Texas.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 30, 2020, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, Sinton. Burial will be held Friday, May 1, 2020, 11:00 AM in Lamas Memorial Park Cemetery, Taft.


Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.

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April 30, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel
606 S San Patricio
Sinton, TX 78387

May 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Lamas Memorial Park Cemetery
800 Avenue C
Taft, TX 78390

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