Mateo "Joe" Cazares

Mateo “Joe” Cazares, 77, of Cameron died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at his home.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home. Visitation was held Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Cazares, a retired ranch hand, was born Sept. 21, 1939, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Sebastian Cazares and Guadalupe Reyes. He married Janie Balboa and she preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Angelo Cazarez. 

He is survived by: sons, Tony Casarez of Buckholts and Mario Cazares of Cameron; daughters, Lupe Arellano of Plainview and Martha Cazarez of Cameron; brother, Jorge Cazares of Atlanta; sisters, Andrea Cazares of Mexico, Concepcion Cazares of Mexico, Juana Cazares of Mexico and Engracia Cazares of Mexico; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.