Francisco DeJesus Adame, 77, passed away on June 27, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born on Aug. 17, 1937, at Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico, he was the son of Francisco Adame Flores and Rosalia Rey. Francisco was united in marriage to Librada Tavarez Carrasco on May 25, 1962, at Rancho El Tubo Manuel Benavidez, Mexico. He farmed for much of his life, and enjoyed raising cattle. He also worked in a grocery store for many years. He loved to cook, and was particularly known for preparing delicious authentic Mexican food every Sunday to serve to family and friends. He came to Great Bend with his family in 1998, where he worked for Marmie Motors as a custodian and groundskeeper.
Francisco was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church of Prince of Peace Parish in Great Bend.
Survivors include his wife, Librada Tavarez de Adame of Great Bend; three sons, Oscar Adame of Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico, and Carlos and Chris Adame, both of Great Bend; two daughters, Sandra and Jasmine Adame, both of Great Bend; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; two brothers, Roman Adame of Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico and Guadalupe Adame of Aguacana, Chihuahua, Mexico; and one sister, Mercedez Adame of San Salvador, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Gerardo Adame; one daughter, Teresa Adame; five brothers, Estasnislao, Manuel, Martin, Cornelio, and Jesus Adame; and three sisters, Fransiska, Tamara, and Jaaquina Adame.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend with Father Ted Stoecklein officiating. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery near Great Bend. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Charter Funerals in Great Bend. A Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be designated to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church of Prince of Peace Parish in Great Bend. Online condolences may be left and a complete obituary notice may be viewed at http://www.charterfunerals.com/locations/great-bend.php.
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Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 30, 2015