Juan Cantu

Juan Cantu

1934 - 2006

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Juan A. Cantu

SAN BENITO — Juan A, Cantu, 72 entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas surrounded by his family. Mr. Cantu was born on May 15, 1934 in San Benito, Texas. He was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church and a lifetime native of San Benito, Texas. He retired as a Farm Foreman working in the Rio Grande Valley, and also in California.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years Maria R. Cantu of San Benito, Texas; daughter: Rosa Maria Cantu of Las Vegas, Nevada; 3 sons: Raymundo (Martha) Cantu of San Benito, Texas, Reynaldo Cantu, Juan Cantu, Jr. both of Las Vegas, Nevada; 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

He is also survived by 5 brothers: Ricardo Cantu of Brownsville, Texas, Pedro Cantu of Amarillo, Texas, Francisco Cantu of San Benito, Texas, Margarito Cantu of Houston, Texas, Ramon Cantu of Austin, Texas; One sister: Florinda Cantu; Niece: Esmeralda Cantu.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Francisco and Florinda Arguelles Cantu, 2 brothers; and 1 sister.

Viewing will be held on Monday, December 11, 2006 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cremation will therafter. Words of comfort may be sent to his family at www.thomaegarza.com

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomae Garza Funeral Directors, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas 78586 (956)399-1331.

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