Pablo O. Rivera


Pablo O. Rivera, 77, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, at PAM Specialty Hospital in San Antonio.

Due to the inclement weather, the funeral Mass scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church has been postponed until a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Rivera was born Jan. 20, 1944 in Fredericksburg, the son of Alberto Rivera and Manuela Ontiveroz Rivera. He married Beatrice Ramos of Ingleside, on Jan. 28, 1967, and she survives.

Over the years, Rivera worked at Krauskopf Plumbing Co. before taking a job at Escamilla Body Shop.

He also worked at several other places before opening Rivera’s Body Shop in 1985.

In addition to his wife, Rivera is survived by two children and spouses, Sandra and Rick Brodbeck, and Paul and Margie Rivera Jr., all of Fredericksburg; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Memorials may be made to the Hill country Community Needs council or the charity of choice.