Diana Duque

December 2, 1956October 6, 2021

Diana Duque entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, October 5, 2021 at a hospital in Alice, Texas at the age of 64. She was born on December 2, 1956 to Lino Duque, Sr. and Elida Cantu Duque in Falfurrias, Texas. Before retirement, Diana worked for over 23 years as a Cook for Dairy Burger in Alice.

She was known for her big heart and her willingness to always help anyone who was in need, regardless of her situation. She wasn’t one to sugar-coat anything and was truthful and honest but it was always with good intentions. She always went out of her way for others out of pure love for them. Although she was not perfect, she always tried her best to model the love of Jesus.

Diana is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Daniel Duque and Leonel Duque, Sr. and brother-in-law, Gilbert Vela.

Diana is survived by brothers, Lorenzo (Linda) Duque, Leopoldo (Minerva) Duque and Lino (Rachel) Duque, Jr. all of Corpus Christi, Texas; sisters, Lydia (Ramiro) Perez of Corpus Christi and Luisa Vela of Colorado Springs, Colorado; sister-in-law, Caroline Chesney Duque of Corpus Christi and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and extended family members and friends.

Gratitude is expressed to her caretaker, Priscilla Ann Rodriguez of Alice, for her dedicated care of Diana over the past five years.

Rosary will be held at 9:45 a.m. on Monday, October 11, 2021 at the Funeraria Del Angel Howard Williams in Falfurrias with Visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m. Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Falfurrias with services to conclude with Burial at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Falfurrias. All services will be officiated by Deacon Ramiro Davila.

Rosary will be live-streamed for anyone not able to attend at or


  • Brothers:
    Lorenzo (Linda) Duque
    Leopoldo (Minerva) Duque
    Lino (Rachel) Duque, Jr.
    Lydia (Ramiro) Perez
    Luisa Vela
    Caroline Chesney Duque
    Numerous nieces, nephews,
    great-nieces, great-nephews
    and extended family members and friends.
    Caretaker: Priscilla Ann Rodriguez


  • Visitation

    Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Rosary - Live Streamed

    Monday, October 11, 2021


  • Funeral Service

    Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Burial

    Monday, October 11, 2021


Diana Duque

have a memory or condolence to add?

Gilbert Vela Jr

October 12, 2021

😢😢😢😢😢😞 i going to miss you tia i always love to my you smile and laugh

Gilbert Vela, Jr

October 12, 2021

I just what to say that my aunt was a lovely woman i always love joking around her and making her laugh i will always love you and you will be missed you your nephew

San Juanita Resendez

October 12, 2021

My condolences to the Duque family. Diana Duque was my prima on my mother's side Elma Mireles Resendez. Sending prayers to Diana and all her family. May you rest in peace. May the lord take you by your hand into his kingdom of heaven and while my parents and my sister Irma Castro welcome you to God's Paradise in heaven.

Margarita Çantu

October 8, 2021

My Sweet Diana I am missing You so much. Thank You for being here for me when Your Cousin Humberto passed away. It's going to be hard not talking to You every day. You always let me cry on Your shoulder now I have no one. Fly High with the Angel's My Sweet Diana R.I.P. No more pain 💔😢 😇

Noemi Requenez

October 8, 2021

Our deepest condolences on the loss of your sister, Diana. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May she Rest In Peace. 😢❤️🙏🙏