Onesimo Lazo passed away in his home in Cooks Point, TX on January 29, 2022 at the age of 86.
A devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather, he lived a rich life surrounded by family and full of adventure. Onesimo was born on February 15, 1935 in the town of La Estancia in Guanajuato, Mexico to Domingo Lazo and Eufemia Hernandez. He moved to Texas over 40 years ago, raising his children and settling into life as a dedicated family man, a legendary cowboy, and a hard-working farmer. He worked alongside Rudy Loehr for nearly 50 years and treasured a life-long friendship with him, his mother Gladys Loehr, and their family.
Onesimo was a self-taught man who instilled in his children the same tenacity, diligence, and loyalty with which he lived his life. He enjoyed traveling and visiting new places with his family. Onesimo was a devoted member of the Catholic church and a disciple of the cowboy lifestyle. His pastimes included fishing, watching and playing baseball, and roping. He was a gifted storyteller and often entertained his family with colorful tales of his time riding horses, roping, and adventuring. Onesimo will be remembered by those close to him as a steadfast, resilient man with a powerful love for God and his family.
Onesimo is preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Maria Ester Rangel Lazo, and by his son, Inocencio Lazo. He is survived by his children Isidra Zamarripa, Eufemia Lazo, Irene Lazo, Filimon Lazo, Salvador Lazo, Elisa Lazo, Olga Pena, Maria Lazo, Leonila Lazo, and Manuel Lazo, as well as 23 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.