ADRIAN – Manuel R. Vargas Sr., age 73, of Adrian, passed away on December 4, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 15, 1944, in San Antonio, TX, to Domingo and Luisa (Regalado) Vargas. On June 18, 1970, he married Angela Corina Gutierrez in Adrian and she survives. Manuel worked for Ford Motor Company as a Machinist. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Manuel enjoyed shopping, camping, electronics and he loved talking and telling stories.
In addition to his wife, Angela, Manuel is survived by two sons, Manuel (Andrea) Vargas of Chelsea and Joe (Michelle) Vargas of Stafford, VA; three daughters, Mary and Samantha Vargas, and Corina (Todd) Vargas-Kelley all of Adrian; two brothers, Ernesto (Margarita) Vargas Sr. of Adrian and Rudy Vargas of San Antonio, TX; 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Antonio and Guadalupe “Joe” Vargas; and one sister, Rose Marie Vargas.
Visitation for Manuel will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with a Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. The Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. with a gathering beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Adrian with Fr. Mike Newman officiating. Cremation to follow. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the HOPE Community Center. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.