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Victor Casares

January 10, 1917 ~ October 7, 2018 (age 101)

Victor Casares, born on 10 January 1917 in Garfield, New Mexico, was the oldest of six siblings and the last to pass away and join the Lord on Sunday, October 7, 2018.

Victor is survived by his wife Alicia Lugo Casares, his daughter Narcisa Casares and his three step-children Gabriel, Maria, and Elizabeth. 

He was a humble man who enjoyed serving his community through supporting local charities/shelters (for animals), supporting local high school sports’ teams, and through his church. He was a man who taught us the importance of prayer and that no day should start or end without acknowledging God’s works and blessings. He showed us that each and every meal is a blessing and should always be shared with loved ones. He also worked for Albuquerque Public Schools from 1969 to 1980 when he finally retired. Victor enjoyed traveling, including a trip to Cuba with his wife Alicia Casares. He also took pride in maintaining his home and yard to build up his community. Victor was a an incredibly generous man who lived by the word of God and practiced faithfully as a servant of God. Lastly, he was a sports enthusiast who always enjoyed a game well played from soccer to basketball to football (his favorite NFL team the Denver Broncos). The one thing to remember about Victor, is not only his service to his community and its people (and animals), but most importantly his service to God and his church.

Although we will miss him deeply, we take consolation in the good feelings and memories he left with us. May he rest in peace.

Victor's Life Celebration will begin with a Visitation on Thursday, October 11 at 9:30 am at Salazar Funeral Homes located at 400 Third St SW 87102. Service will begin at 12:00 pm at Netherwood Park Church of Christ located at 5101 Indian School Rd 87110. Reception will follow immediately after the service also at Netherwood Park Church of Christ. Committal Service will take place at 2:30 pm at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  

Pallbearers will be Gabriel, Julio, Cody, Oreol, and Christopher.   

Víctor Casares nació  el 10 de Enero del 1917 en Garfield New Mexico. Tuvo 6 hermanos y era el mayor de todos y el último en morir. Trabajo para Albuquerque public schools desde 1969 hasta 1980 cuando se retiró Después del retiro se dedicó al servicio De la Iglesia Cristiana en la que fue miembro hasta su fallecimiento. Viajo y se dedicó al trabajo de jardín que era su mayor orgullo. También trabajo ayudando en los juegos de fútbol de high school por muchos años. Casado tres veces  y precedido por su esposa Alicia Lugo Casares, su hija Narcisa Casares y tres step hijos Gabriel, Maria y Elizabeth. El fue un hombre De Dios y un buen cristiano. Todos lo vamos a extrañar. Descanse en Paz. La celebracion de la vida de Victor empieza con una visitacion el jueves, 11 de octubre, a las 9:30 de la mañana en la Funeraria Salazar, sige un servico a las 12 de la tarde en la iglesia Netherwood Park, y termina con su entierro en el  cementerio Gate of Heaven a las 2:30 de la tarde. 

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