Adolfo Medrano, beloved brother and uncle, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 in San Antonio, at the age of 69. He was born in Poteet on April 9, 1949 to Enrique and Martina (Ortiz) Medrano.
Adolfo retired from Columbia Bowling Ball Company after 25 years. He would look forward to the Poteet Strawberry Festival every year and would carry bumper stickers with him on his doctors visits to give to doctors, nurses, technicians and people in the waiting room. He would also mail them to friends who lived out of town
He loved to listen to music and knew the lyrics to almost every Tejano song and the name of the artist who sang it. He loved to meet new people and enjoyed spending his days on the phone talking to family and friends. He also loved to spend time outdoors feeding birds, cats and dogs that came into his yard. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He is proceeded in death by parents Enrique and Martina (Ortiz) Medrano.
Adolfo is survived by sisters, Sylvia Herrera and husband David, Oralia Brown and husband Kenneth, Dora Varela and husband Jacobo and also raised as part of the family, first cousin Irma Casias.
He is also survived by nephews and nieces, David Herrera, Jr., Monica Herrera, Vanessa Bazan, Frank Bazan III, Matthew Hernandez, Melinda Hernandez, Marisa Covarrubias and numerous cousins, great-nephews and nieces.
A memorial service was held in his honor at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Poteet, Saturday, November 17 at 10 a.m., with a rosary recited at 9:30 a.m. Burial of his ashes followed services at Madre Dolorosa Cemetery in Poteet.