She was born Aug. 16, 1945 , in Refugio.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Cecilia and Carlos Cantu; and five brothers, Felipe, Eugene, Max, David and Carlos, Jr. Cantu.
Survivors include her three sisters, Nifa Ruiz of Spring, Tina Hadley and husband C.H. of Magnolia, and Louisa Cano of Navasota; five brothers, Ruben Cantu and wife Lucy of Orange Grove, Joe Cantu and wife Lola of Corpus Christi, Mario Cantu of Magnolia, Ricky Cantu and wife Pascuala of Waller, and Angel Cantu of Huntsville.
A rosary was recited on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe Cantu and her nephews.