July 17, 1931 - November 10, 2018
Adolfo S. Mares passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the age of 87. He was born on July 17, 1931 in Lincoln, Nebraska and is now eternally resting after a long battle with cancer. Reunited in heaven with his parents Miguel and Andrea Mares, daughter Maryanne Herrera and sisters Maria Guadalupe Ramirez Salazar and Paula Castellano Salazar, Adolfo will be greatly missed by his wife of 64 years Armandina G. Mares. His legacy lives in the hearts of his son Dr. Adolph Mares Jr and wife Yolanda Cortes-Mares, grandchildren Alexandra Raquel Mares, Leslie Anne Mares, Karina Katelyn Herrera, Marc Stephen Herrera and Kayna Kathryn Herrera. A wood and leather craftsman who was always ready for the next challenge, family and friends will always remember his kindness, dedication and tenacity. Visitation will be held at Castillo Mission Funeral Home on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8am with a formal procession departing the funeral home at 9:30am for a 10am Funeral Mass at Christ the King Catholic Church. Interment to follow at San Fernando Catholic Cemetery II.
Published by San Antonio Express-News on Nov. 15, 2018.