"What a beautiful day it was to see my daddy (Louie Sablatura) in your newspaper. I miss him so much.

It was a very sad day for me on March 19, 1982. He was bowling a great game when he had a fatal heart attack.

This picture was taken in his office at D.C. Rachael Ford in Robstown. I think he sold every farmer in Robstown a truck. He was everybody's friend and a joy to visit.

He was a charter member of St. Peter's Catholic Church on Violet Road. He was also the choir director and I was the organist - in fact, I still am.

My father was also the owner of S&M Lumber Company, previously located at Leopard and Violet roads. He organized the fire department and chamber of commerce in Annaville. He was working on the (formation) of Annaville before the (city of Corpus Christi) took over.

Everyone enjoyed him on "The Polka Party" every Saturday morning on K-ROB. He was not only great as a (disc jockey) and great as a Ford salesman - he was just a loveable person overall."

Evelyn Martini

Corpus Christi