(07/23/2003) Our beloved Mary Louise Casarez Saldaña, age 77, resident of Austin was called by our Heavenly Father on Sunday, July 20, 2003. She was preceded in death by her parents, Abraham and Eufemia Casarez; and a brother, Frank Casarez. Mrs. Saldaña is survived by her beloved husband of 25 years, Cruz Saldaña; son, Raymond Saldaña; daughters, Eloisa Saldaña, Marie Govea and husband, Lucio Jr.; sister, Manuela Sanchez and husband, Eddie; brothers, Eugene Casarez and wife, Eladia, Pete Casarez and wife, Theresa, Frutoso Casarez, Robert Casarez and wife, Lourdes, all of Austin. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 17 great- grandchildren. Recitation of rosary Wednesday 7:30 p.m. at the Mission Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. Richard Hall, O.M.I. as celebrant. Committal services will follow at Assumption Cemetery. Special thanks and gratitude to her caregivers, Maria Eulalia Nava Uzcama and Weymen Lee Koenning for their love, care and support given to our beloved mother. Serving as pallbearers are Joe Casarez, John Rodriguez, Jesse (Pato) Casarez, Pete Casarez Jr., William Charles Moreno and Michael Mendoza. Honorary pallbearer Josue Macias. Arrangements entrusted to Mission Funeral Home, 1615 E. Cesar Chavez, (512)476-4355. To view memorials on-line, visit www.missionmemorials.com.