Sotera Aguirre Berlan
Born on April 22, 1924 and after a long and diligent battle with Alzheimer’s, Sotera was called home on Tuesday February 20, 2018. She was surrounded by family and loved ones. Visitation will be held at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 with Rosary at 6:00 p.m.. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Hearne at 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 23, 2018. Sotera was born in Port Sullivan, Texas on April 22, 1924. She was one of ten children born to Catarino and Pasquala Torres Aguirre. She was the lone survivor of the siblings from this strong generation that endured some tough times. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Henry August Berlan; son, Henry August Berlan Jr;. and grandson, Shane August Berlan. She is survived by her son, Francisco Antonio Berlan and wife, Akemi; daughter, Anita Villalpando and husband, Johnny; son, Timothy Andrew “Andy” Berlan and wife, Melinda; Grandsons; Chad Anthony Berlan and wife, Stephanie, Patrick Kyle Berlan and wife, Anita, Christopher Santana Villalpando and wife, Kyra, Nicholas Andrew Berlan and wife, Elizabeth; Granddaughters, Andrea Marie Alvarado, Andrea Nicole Berlan, Madison Emery Wagner and Kaydance Emily Wagner; Great Grandchildren include, Shelbie Paige Alvarez, Alyssa Lucille Berlan, Gabriel Anthony Berlan, Henry Hagan Berlan, Fansi Kyle Berlan and Sophie Nichole Berlan. She was also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and in laws. She will be missed dearly.