Mary Byrnes passed away on Sept. 19, 2017 at the age of 76. She was born in Martindale, Texas on Oct. 29, 1940 to Gabriel and Elenore Koenig.
Shortly thereafter, the family moved to Aransas Pass, Texas where she attended school.
At the age of 19, she enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. While serving in that capacity, she met and married her husband, James Byrnes. Together they raised three children: James T. Jr., Theresa and Susan.
They have eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren whom she loved dearly.
During her lifetime, she enjoyed doing volunteer work with Norton Air Force Base, Family Services and was a member of the T.O.P.S. Club.
Viewing will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mt. View Mortuary, 570 E. highland Ave., San Bernardino. Service will be held Thursday, Sept. 28 at St. Adelaide Catholic Church, 27457 Base Line, Highland, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif.