Vicente Negrete Sandate
Vicente Negrete Sandate
  • January 14, 1937 - January 3, 2018
  • Killeen, Texas

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Services for Vincente Negrete Sandate, 80, of Killeen, will be at 1:00 PM Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with The Reverend Chris Downey officiating. Burial will follow at Killeen City Cemetery.
Mr. Sandate died January 3, 2018 at the Park Place Manor Nursing Home in Belton.
He was born January 14, 1937 in Jimenez, Coah., Mexico.
Mr. Sandate retired after 35 years as a groundskeeper and foreman for the City of Killeen Cemetery. He had lived in Killeen since 1959 and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Victoria Tobias Sandate of Killeen; two daughters, Juanita Sandate-Figueroa and Angela Sandate Estes and her husband Tony, of Killeen; two sons, Benito Sandate and Antonio Sandate and his wife Amy of Killeen; 8 Grandchildren and 6 six great grandchildren.
Mr. Sandate was preceded in death by a son, Roberto Sandate, parents, Arculana Sandate and Dolores Negrete, four sisters, Angela Ontivares, Luz Garcia, Reyes Ortiz and Maria Refugio Marin and one brother, Felipe Sandate.
The family will receive visitors from 6:30-7:30 Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the Recitation of the Rosary 7:30-8:00 Friday at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral home in Killeen.