Jesse S. Perez, age 87, of Adrian, died Tuesday, November 01, 2016 at Lynwood Manor in Adrian.
He was born September 1, 1929, in San Antonio, Texas to Pablo and Eutimia (Soriano) Perez. He had been employed by American Chain and Cable for 29 years. On June 28, 1952, he married Jane Salazar in Adrian and she survives. Jesse enjoyed working in his yard, gardening, fishing, bowling and driving his pick-up truck. He loved to help others. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the UAW and the Democratic Party.
In addition to his wife, Jane, he is survived by two sons, Richard Perez of Ann Arbor and Greg Martinez; a daughter, Margaret (Dan) Anderson of Adrian; two sisters, Becky Rodriguez of Old Bridge, New Jersey and Hope Lopez of Adrian; four grandchildren, Monica Faz , Ryan Shelley, Becky and Matthew Martinez; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Emma Cruz and granddaughter, Anniotte Faz.
The Funeral Liturgy will be offered on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Kurian Kollapallil as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian, where there will be a Vigil Prayer Service held at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church from 10 – 10:45 a.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul's Food Pantry. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.