He was born in Goliad to Rafael and Adela Cervantes Cano.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Eufemia C. Cano; daughters, Herminia (Ricardo) Perez and Guadalupe (Israel) Baldez; sons, Geronimo Cano Jr. (Annette), Rafael Cano (Victoria) and Elmo Cano (Carolyn); sister, Maria Weishiemer; brother, Teofilo Ramirez; 17 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren
Cano is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Sarita Garza, Juanita Camacho and Estafanita Flores; brother, Domingo Cano; great-grandchildren, Kade Alexander Chavez, Dominic Cruz Guerra and Baby Cano.
A Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 at Goliad Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Goliad on Monday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Flores Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Carlos Perez, Ramon Perez, Israel Baldez II, Paul Cano, Elmo Cano Jr. and Josh Cano.
Honorary pallbearers will be Isaac Chavez, Rick Perez Jr., Ricardo Perez, Israel Baldez, Jon Perez and Teofilo Ramirez.