Leopoldo Calzada, 72, of Caldwell, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at his home surrounded by loved ones. Mass of a Christian burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 10 am with Father Bernard Hung as Celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 5, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home from 5 to 8 pm with a Rosary being recited at 7 pm.
Leopoldo Calzada was born in San José de la Peña, Guanajuato, Mexico on August 7, 1946 to parents J. Trinidad Calzada and Florentina (Vera) Calzada. He was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Leopoldo enjoyed farming and ranching especially taking care of his animals.
Survivors include his wife, Maria Celia (Vega) Calzada; seven sons, Guillermo Calzada and wife Luz Cobos, Eduardo Calzada, Jamie Calzada and wife Miriam, Trinidad Calzada and wife Maria, Leopoldo Calzada Jr. and wife Elizabeth, Armando Calzada and wife Eva, and Alejandro Calzada and wife Amalia; three daughters, Olga Vega, Josefina Hernandez and husband Alfredo, and Maricela Patiño and husband Francisco; and 21 grandchildren, William Calzada, Jazmin Vega, Fernando Trinidad, Vanessa Calzada, Armando Calzada Jr., Jose Calzada, Paulina Hernandez, Maria Jose Calzada, Samantha Calzada, Gabriel Calzada, Jakelin Calzada, Michael Calzada, Miriam Calzada, Alex Calzada, Maria Liz Calzada, Marianna Patiño, Jessi Patiño, Aaron Patiño, Julie Calzada, Nora Calzada, and Guadalupe Calzada.
Pallbearers will include Guillermo Calzada, Eduardo Calzada, Trinidad Calzada, Jamie Calzada, Armando Calzada, and Leopoldo Calzada Jr.