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Ledesma, Enrique "Henry"

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September 21, 1932 - June 5, 2015

Ledesma, Enrique "Henry"

Longtime Frisco resident Enrique “Henry” Ledesma, 82, joined our Heavenly Father on Friday, June 5, 2015 surrounded by loved ones.

Enrique was born in Edinburg, Texas on September 21, 1932 to Francisco Ledesma and Guillerma Rios. Raised in Edinburg, he met his future wife Oralia “Lala” Jimenez and married on June 6, 1955. Enrique and his family settled in Frisco, Texas in 1967 where he worked locally at a cotton gin.  After working for Bent Tree Golf Course, then Prestonwood Mall, he retired after 10 years of service as a custodian with the Frisco ISD.

Enrique is survived by his wife Oralia Ledesma, and their four children: Yolanda Gonzalez, Eduardo Ledesma, Gerardo Ledesma and wife Emilia, and Imelda Garcia, as well as a sister, Olivia Arce, and brother Francisco “Kiko” Ledesma Jr., 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many other people called him Grandpa.

Enrique will always be remembered as a well-groomed with Old Spice scent, black comb in pocket type of man who enjoyed the greatness of Mother Nature on a sunny day.

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky is by no means a waste of time.”

—John Lubbock.

Viewing will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Frisco on Friday, June 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM, with Mass at 1:00 PM, followed by reception. The family has asked that instead of flowers, donations can be made to St. Francis Catholic Church in Enrique Ledesma’s name.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214-306-6700

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Lynda Vest Humbarger

July 15, 2015 5:48PM

Henry was so sweet. I remember him fondly at Frisco ISD. Love and sympathy sent your way.


Janie and Mingo Rivas

June 11, 2015 1:46PM

Me and Mingo send your family our condolences. He was a very nice man, I used to work at Alpha Optical in Frisco and he purchased his glasses there. he was always so polite. Prayers to his family and God Bless all.


Jimmy Thompson

June 10, 2015 5:30PM

I'm sorry for your loss. My sister Rita used to live next door to yal and I went to school with Imelda. Prayers are with the family.


David & Rosa Garcia

June 09, 2015 8:44PM

Condolences to the Ledesma family for the passing of my wonderful uncle. Until we meet again. From the Garcia family from Edinburg, Texas. Rest in peace Tio Enrique.


Angie rico

June 09, 2015 6:04PM

Don Enrique, you will be missed. You always made us laugh. My condolences to the family. Much love and blessing during this difficult time. ♡ Familia Rico