Eliseo "Sonny" Baeza Jr
March 8, 1947 – September 28, 2018
Eliseo C. Baeza, Jr. March 8, 1947 September 28, 2018 Eliseo “Sonny” Baeza, Jr. passed away in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, September 28th after a four year battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his father Eliseo H. Baeza. He is survived by his mother Henrietta C. Baeza, his wife Melissa, son Anthony Baeza (Vanessa) of San Antonio, daughter Danielle Baeza of Austin, step-daughter Tina Fassino of Dallas, Sister Teresa Baeza and brother Robert C. Baeza (Torey) of El Paso, grandchildren Austin and Celeste Baeza of San Antonio and Summer and Autumn Saenz of Dallas, Texas. Jr. graduated for New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, New Mexico on May 28, 1967. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in United States Army on September 21, 1967, in the 7th Armored Squadron- 1st Air Cavalry Blackhawks and fought in the Vietnam War. After his discharge as a First Lieutenant from the Army he returned to El Paso to join his father’s homebuilding business. He later sought to expand his knowledge into other parts of the U.S. like Alexandria, VA, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX and Nashville, TN. In his later years, Jr. and Melissa settled in Dallas where he volunteered his services to the Habitat for Humanity Foundation in Denton, Texas, in helping build homes for those in need and was subsequently hired by HHF to supervise construction. His family would like to thank Dr. Bijal Modi, The Merit Hospice of Dallas, Monsignor Francis Boakye Tawiah from St. Phillip the Apostle Catholic Church in Lewisville, Texas for the medical and personal care Jr. received near the end of his life. A celebration of Life Memorial will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 1:00pm at Martin Funeral Home East, 1460 George Dieter, El Paso, 915-855-8881. In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution in his name to the American Cancer Society.
- Melissa Baeza, Wife
- Anthony Baeza, Son
- Danielle Baeza, Daughter
- Tina Fassino, Step Daughter
- Henrietta C. Baeza, Mother
- Teresa Baeza, Sister
- Robert C. Baeza, Brother
- Mr. Baeza also leaves behind grandchildren: Austin and Celeste Baeza and Summer and Autumn Saenz to cherish his memories.
- Celebration of Life Saturday, October 20, 2018