Dr. Inez Esequiel Adauto

July 29, 1948April 24, 2011

Dr. Inez Adauto, Resident of El Paso, TX. He was an active athlete and made friends throughout his life in tennis, golf, skiing and soccer. His academic achievements included a Bachelor’s degree from UTEP, a Masters Degree from WNMU and a Ph. D from UNM. He is survived by son Ezekiel Adauto and his wife Michele Adauto, younger son Jeremias and his wife Rebecca Adauto, five grandchildren Jacob, Braden, Emily, Blake and Brynnley Adauto. His surviving brothers and sisters include Anita Johnson, Toni Heimbach, Alicia Adauto, Carmen Dominguez, Sonny Adauto and Aunt Lili Camarillo. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a Vigil service at 7:00 PM at Martin Funeral Home West. A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at (Time & Church Pending). He was a gregarious presence and knew no strangers. He loved his family, friends and co-workers. Services entrusted to Martin Funeral Home West, 128 N. Resler Dr., El Paso, Texas 79912.


  • Memorial Mass Wednesday, April 27, 2011
  • Visitation Tuesday, April 26, 2011
  • Vigil Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Dr. Inez Esequiel Adauto

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Peter Adauto

May 4, 2011

Zeke and Jerry i am very sorry for your loss. Sorry i was not able to get down there. I remember i used to play tennis with Uncle Dick when i was in high school. Never could beat him though but i was always glad that he didn't take it easy on me. He will be missed. I know that dad misses his little brother too. Love you guys.

May 1, 2011

Dear ALICE and Family,
though I did not get to meet your brother and father I heard wonderful stories of him, Alice I knew how close you were and how much you loved him, your trips together, you cooking for him, I know how much your going to miss him. May the Lord give you the comfort in knowing that one day you will see him again, God Bless
Dolores and Blas Molina

Rosalie Portillo

May 1, 2011

Zeke and Jerry,
I was so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. May you find comfort in the memories but above all the love he had for you and your families.

Joyce Whiteside

April 29, 2011

Inez worked for a short period of time at the Center for Students with Disabilities. I remember he presented during our tutor training. He was a kind and generous man.

Julie Bourdieu

April 29, 2011

I had the pleasure of having "Dickie" as a guest in my home at Easter four years ago. He was such a delightful gentleman. He was friends with my ex-husband, Curtis, and knew both my sons, too. About a week after that holiday, I received a beautiful letter of thanks from Dickie. I still hold that letter and the memories near and dear to my heart. Curtis and I, as well as the boys, are just devastated to learn of his passing. Rest in Peace dear friend, we will never forget you!!!

Susie Diaz

April 28, 2011

The owners and staff at Mulligan's North will greatly miss Dickie's smile and great sense of humor. He would bring in his own can of tuna and we would prepare it for him (with no garlic!) We didn't know him long, but our time with him was priceless.

Jose Andow, Jr

April 28, 2011

Dicky and I attended kindergarten thru high school together. We were re-aquainting after fourty years when he went to be with the Lord. That smile will be missed together with that heart of gold. These memories are too beautiful to forget and will help comfort you tomorrow and forever.
My heart goes out to the family.

Trudy Gallegos

April 27, 2011

My Dearest Zeke and Jerry,
Words cannot express my saddness for you both. Not a day goes by that I don't miss your Mom, and now your father. We were always able to laugh and be silly. Your Mother has been watching over you all these years, now, your dad can help her. So just think how wonderful it will be to have both of them watching over you, your wives, and your babies.
Lisa and Chad send thier love and prayers,along with mine.
Con Carino Como Siempre,
Trudy G. Gallegos

April 27, 2011

My condolences to sons Zeke and Jerry. This hit me in the face like a pie! Dick and I used to play tennis matches (as opponents). Then we would enjoy some liquid refreshment. I had not seen him nearly as much since he moved back to El Paso from Las Cruces. This really shocks and saddens me.

John M. Ryan, Mesilla, NM

Kevin Rivera

April 27, 2011

Dickie's son Jerry is my best friend and the Adauto family has always welcomed me with kindness and hospitality. Similar to other people Dickie was always able to put a smile on my face and make me laugh. His views were original and you could see the love he had for his family. We send our deepest sympathy and will always remember Dickie as our friend.

The Rivera Family