September 27, 1945 ~ April 28, 2022
San Antonio, Texas
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas
Santiago Juarez, affectionately known as “Jim,” entered into his heavenly home peacefully on April 28, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born September 27, 1945, to the late Rosario and Anita Juarez in San Antonio, Texas.
He graduated from George W. Brackenridge high school in 1964. After proudly graduating from high school, he went on to join the United States Army, where he honorably served 23 years. After his military career, he continued working as a manager for the Records Management Center with USAA for 13 years.
Jim attended St. Cecilia Catholic Church and was a Master Mason at Anchor Lodge # 424.
Jim married his loving wife, Hortense B. Juarez. The two were one another’s lifelong companions and friends. Their marriage of 54 years was a reflection of their true devotion.
Among Jim’s accomplishments, he enjoyed filling his free time with listening to music, playing the drums, Calligraphy, along with occasional visits to the casino. He also found joy in spending quality time with his grandchildren, who affectionately called him “TaTa’, and his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his son Jimmy, and grandson Benjamin Henry.
Jim leaves behind a beautiful family to cherish a lifetime of wonderful memories: His loving wife, Hortense B. Juarez; children: Jeannette Juarez Salazar (Judas), Adrian R. Juarez (Laura), and Olivia A. Redding; five grandchildren: James Juarez, Christopher Ayala, Matthew Juarez, Jonathon Juarez, and Sebastian Pena; 2 great-grandchildren: Elizabeth Ayala and Natalie Juarez; sisters: Mary Juarez, Rachel Tello (Manuel), and Delma Juarez; brother: Rudy Juarez (Linda), and
numerous nieces and nephews, relatives, and friends all whom he loved dearly.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, 8 May 2022 from 5:00-6:00 PM, with a Rosary to be recited that same evening at 6:00 PM followed by a Masonic funeral service at Meadowlawn Funeral Home, 5611 E. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78220.