In memory of
Florencio Floyd Pacheco
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In memory of
Florencio Floyd Pacheco
Florencio “Floyd” Pacheco, 98, of North Platte passed away August 28, 2019 at the North Platte Care Center. Floyd was born on July 14, 1921 in Rainsville, New Mexico to Margrito and Ricarita (Lopez) Pacheco. He grew up in New Mexico working with his family farming and on harvest crews and later in the lead mines on Colorado. He married Elizabeth “Bessie” Mares December 1, 1941 in Rainsville, New Mexico. She preceded him in death on December 27, 1985. Floyd hired on with the Union Pacific Railroad in Cheyenne and moved to North Platte when they built Bailey Yards. He worked as a Foreman in the Pacific Fruit Express Department retiring in 1982 after 31 years of service. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church for over 70 years, coached a softball team for over 20 years, winning several state championships, enjoyed riding his bike, cycling at least 10 miles a day when he was younger, was an assistant coach for the North Platte Special Olympics swim team, and was a girl scout and boy scout volunteer. Floyd was past President of the Union Pacific Employees Club. He was a good husband, father, and grandfather who was very kind and supportive. He worked second jobs for many years to provide for his family, and will always be remembered as the strong silent patriarch of the family. Survivors include his four children, Art Pacheco, Pearl (Rex) Seal, Richard Pacheco all of North Platte and Sandy (Gary) Steinbeck of Omaha; 7 half-brothers and sisters; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bessie; son, Ed Pacheco; grandson, Charles; brother, Donny; and a sister, Vitalia Cardenas. Memorials are suggested in his name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with the Reverend Vijumon Choorackal as celebrant. Burial will follow at the North Platte Cemetery. Christian Wake Service will be 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
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In memory of
Florencio Floyd Pacheco
Florencio “Floyd” Pacheco, 98, of North Platte passed away August 28, 2019 at the North Platte Care Center. Floyd was born on July 14, 1921 in Rainsville, New Mexico to Margrito and Ricarita (Lopez) Pacheco. He grew up in New Mexico working with his family farming and on harvest crews and later in the lead mines on Colorado. He married Elizabeth “Bessie” Mares December 1, 1941 in Rainsville, New Mexico. She preceded him in death on December 27, 1985. Floyd hired on with the Union Pacific Railroad in Cheyenne and moved to North Platte when they built Bailey Yards. He worked as a Foreman in the Pacific Fruit Express Department retiring in 1982 after 31 years of service. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church for over 70 years, coached a softball team for over 20 years, winning several state championships, enjoyed riding his bike, cycling at least 10 miles a day when he was younger, was an assistant coach for the North Platte Special Olympics swim team, and was a girl scout and boy scout volunteer. Floyd was past President of the Union Pacific Employees Club. He was a good husband, father, and grandfather who was very kind and supportive. He worked second jobs for many years to provide for his family, and will always be remembered as the strong silent patriarch of the family. Survivors include his four children, Art Pacheco, Pearl (Rex) Seal, Richard Pacheco all of North Platte and Sandy (Gary) Steinbeck of Omaha; 7 half-brothers and sisters; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bessie; son, Ed Pacheco; grandson, Charles; brother, Donny; and a sister, Vitalia Cardenas. Memorials are suggested in his name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with the Reverend Vijumon Choorackal as celebrant. Burial will follow at the North Platte Cemetery. Christian Wake Service will be 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
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North Platte, NE 69101
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