Funeral services for Fabian C. Altamirano Sr., age 76, of Brownwood, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Serafin Avenido officiating. Interment will follow in Greenleaf Cemetery, under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home. A Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    Mr. Altamirano passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, in Brownwood.

    Fabian was born on Jan. 20, 1934, in El Remolino Coahulia, Mexico, to Precentacion Altamirano and Maria de Jesus Cervantes. He was married to Juana Caballero on July 15, 1961, in Brady, Texas, and worked as a ranch hand for Texas A&M University. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

    Fabian is survived by his wife, Juana Altamirano of Brownwood; daughters, Connie Emerson of Princeton, Texas, Olga Ledford of San Antonio, Margie Carrion and husband Frank of Bangs, and Candelaria Salazar of San Antonio; sons, Fabian Altamirano Jr. and wife Norma of Brownwood, and Juan Altamirano and wife Kayla of Brownwood; daughter, Mary Watts and husband Mike of Bedford; son, Marcos Altamirano of Celebration, Fla.; and daughter, Jessica Altamirano of Brownwood; nine grandsons; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Domingo Altamirano and Ernesto Altamirano; and a son-in-law, Scott Emerson.

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