Armando Lindolfo Lerma, known to friends and family as “Mando”, passed away on December 29, 2022, at the age of 25 years.
He was born on December 17, 1997, in Seguin Texas, he grew up in Killeen, Texas but currently resided in San Antonio, Texas. Mando graduated from high school in 2017 with dreams of becoming a marine biologist one day, leading up to those dreams he worked in the service industry.
If you ask anyone, they would tell you that he is brilliant, calm, lovable, playful, witty, strong, trusting, and youthful person. What he enjoyed doing on his free time was catching Pokémon, reading books, listening to music, watching anime and football GO COWBOYS!
Mando will be joining his predeceased family, his grandparents Mimi Arambula, and Joe Tijerina, and his best friend Darrient Grant.
He is survived by his girlfriend of 3 years, Raquel Penuelaz; his parents, Lydia Waddell (mother) and Marcus Waddell (stepdad), Lindolfo Lerma (father) and Kim Lerma (stepmom), and by his brothers and sisters, Brianna, Helana, Mireya, Krysten, Josh, Zach, Justin, and Abel; brother-in-laws, Tyler, Christian, and Matt; nieces and nephews, Pixie, Prynn, Milleya, Carter, and Rico.
Mando will also forever be remembered by numerous extended family such as aunts and uncles, Yara, Virginia, Alice, Yakira, Joe, Erik, Julian Jr., Winston, Henry Sr., and Joseph Sr., and by grandparents, Mrs. Pam, Mr. Fryer, Julian Sr., Lorna, and Grandma Mary, and by cousins, Mia, Adrianna, Christina, Kayla, Breann, Sergio, Joseph Jr., Joseph Jr., Angel, Jonas, Ezekiel, Isaac, Jay, and Korey.
Visitation will be at Palmer Mortuary on Thursday, January 5th, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
A celebration of Mando’s life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 6th, at Palmer Mortuary and concluding the service a funeral procession will depart for interment at San Geronimo Cemetery 1620 E Walnut St, Seguin, Texas 78155.
Memorial donations in memory of Mando can be made to: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mandos-celebration-of-life