Francisco Mares Sr., 71, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed peacefully on April 18, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 18, 1941 in Juarez, Chihuahua Mexico. He is survived by his wife Anna Cecilia Escobedo, 5 siblings, Manuela, Guadalupe, Cecilia, Elvia and Rosa Isela, two sons, Francisco Jr. and Jorge Rene, his three daughters, Veronica, Elizabeth and Claudia, seventeen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Tuesday April 23, 2013 at Perches Funeral Home, 2280 Joe Battle Blvd., from 4-9 p.m. with rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday April 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. at San Juan Bautista Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Evergreen East Cemetery. Services under the direction of PERCHES FUNERAL HOME.