Forest Park East Funeral Home & Forest Park East Cemetery
21620 Gulf Fwy, Webster, TX
Candida V. Cantu
March 9, 1933 – June 5, 2019
Candida V. Cantu 86 entered into eternal rest Wednesday June 5, 2019 in Austin, Texas. Candida was born March 9, 1933 to the late Enriqueta Milstead Villarreal and Miguel Villarreal in Los Indios, Texas. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Geronimo Cantu and beloved daughter Lillian Cantu Johnson and other relatives and family. Candida is survived by her three sons Jerry Cantu (Sherry) Miguel Cantu (Virginia) Javier Cantu (Andrie) and Edward Johnson Son in Law. She also leaves behind 5 grandchildren to cherish her memory. Angel Mario Cantu, Miguel Cantu Jr., Jacob Cantu, Angela Cantu and Eleanor Cantu. 5 great grandchildren Cierra Jade Cantu, Angel Rene Cantu, Mikaele Cantu, Luke Cantu, and Ethan Cantu. Candida was a loving wife, mother and a very smart business women who loved real estate, and owned several properties in different parts of the Houston area. She was born in Los Indios, Texas but at an early age went to live in Mexico. She started school and was promoted to a higher grade level because she excelled in all her subjects. She only had an elementary education and later got her GED. After earning her GED she went to work for the Houston Independent School District. She worked at Scroggins Elementary School as a bilingual teacher aide till she retired. When she retired she continue to buy real estate. She loved to read books, travel, sew, and spend hours planting and working in her garden. Candida lived a full and rewarding life. She will be greatly missed by friends and family.
- Visitation Friday, June 14, 2019
- Celebration of Life Saturday, June 15, 2019
- Committal Service Saturday, June 15, 2019