Lexington Leader

Jean Escalante



Funeral services for Jean Escalante, 89 of San Antonio and formerly of Giddings, were held on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Giddings with Father Miguel Duarte officiating.

Jean Escalante was born on June 24, 1932 in Giddings, Texas to Jesus and Jesusa (Ortega) Perez. She married Pedro “Pete” Escalante on January 11, 1950. They were blessed with one son, Arthur. Jean worked at the Giddings Public Library and also at the Giddings State School.

She enjoyed playing Bingo, reading, coloring, and traveling to visit different casinos. Her family and friends were important to her, and she always looked forward to spending time with them.

Jean passed away the morning of Monday, January 31, 2022 at Parkway Assisted Living in San Antonio.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson, Christopher Escalante, and eight siblings.

Jean is survived by her son, Arthur & Yolanda Escalante of San Antonio; two brothers, Ben & Helen Perez of Austin and Jesse & Linda Perez of Austin, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, and friends.

Memorials may be made to Parkway Assisted Living, 4331 Parkway Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78228.

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