May 27, 1939 – September 9, 2019
Rita Cervantes, 80 of Gering, NE passes away September 9, 2019 in her home surrounded by family. Rosary will be held Sunday September 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Gering Memorial Capel. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Christ the King Church with Father Mike McDonald officiating. Inurnment will take place after the funeral at Sunset Memorial Park in Scottsbluff. Memorials may be given to the family to be designated at a later date. Online condolences will be left at www.geringchapel.com. Rita was born May 27, 1939 in Minatare, NE to Jose and Delores Morales. Rita was married to Angel Cervantes on August, 1955 in Gering. They made their home in Portland Oregon in 1968, moving to Scottsbluff, Nebraska in 1988. Rita is survived by her husband Angel Cervantes; children Julian, Connie (Reid), Angel Jr., Frank, and Laurie (Tim); grandchildren Alicia (Matthew), Angel (Travis), Nathan, Justin and adopted grandson Dillon; 3 great-grandchildren Tayden, Thailynn and Damon; siblings Conception Perez of Denver, Vicki (Roque) of Cheyenne, Bobby (Mary) of Gering, and Eddy (Lou Ann) of Las Vegas. Rita was preceded in death by parents, brothers Patrick and Jesse, and 3 sisters, infant daughter and grandparents.
- Tayden Marquez, Honorary Pallbearer
- Thailynn Hatfield, Honorary Pallbearer
- Damon Cervantes, Honourary Pallbearer
- Tayden Marquez, Honorary Usher
- To The Cervantes Family to be designated at a later date
- Rosary Sunday, September 15, 2019
- Funeral Mass Monday, September 16, 2019
Connie Cervantes Jones
September 12, 2019
Our mom was the most caring n loving mom. I will treasure all our memories of all the fun times we had . Maybe just sitting around watching true crime movies. I would call mom up and check on the scores on our huskers game . Mom just loved her Huskers.❤️We have had great time going on family vacations. Thank you mom for being the best mom ever.I love you so much 😘 I will miss you till I see you again in heaven. Thank you for having me as your daughter ❤️
September 11, 2019
My grandma was an amazing women. I am so very honored to be able to help my mother take care of her just like she helped my mom take care of me. She was my rock and was always there when I needed her. She will be so greatly missed.