Petra Obregon, 93, of Fremont, OH passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015 at Bethesda Care Center in Fremont. She was born on May 31, 1922 in Laredo, TX, the daughter of Salvador and Cruz (Almandarez) Melchor.
Petra married Tomas Obregon, Sr. on November 11, 1940 in Laredo, TX and he preceded her in death on February 17, 2013. She and Tomas owned and operated El Aguila Bakery from 1972 until they retired in 1983. Petra was a member of St. Casimir Catholic Church until it closed and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She enjoyed being around her family, especially the little ones. She loved crocheting, bingo, fishing, gardening, she had a green thumb, cooking and talking to people everywhere she went. She was very religious and looked forward to having her rosaries for the Virgin of Guadalupe every year.
Petra is survived by her children, Juanita (John) Patton, Maumee, OH, Cruz Rodriguez, Fremont, OH, Petra (Tony) Hernandez, Gibsonburg, OH, Teresa Obregon, Lorain, OH, Tomas “Tom” (Felicia) Obregon, Jr., Fremont, OH; fifteen great grandchildren and fourteen great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tomas Obregon, Sr.; daughter, Maria de Luz Lopez; brothers, Teodoro, Alberto and Luis Melchor; sisters, Reymunda, Guadalupe, Guillerma and Francisca; sons-in-law, Narciso Rodriguez and Robert Mancha.
Visitation: Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. with a Vigil Service beginning at 8:30 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
Mass of Christian Burial: Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 709 Croghan St, Fremont, OH with Fr. Mike Zacharias officiating.
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery
Memorials: Alzheimer’s Association