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Santiago Cantu

Santiago Sandoval "Jimmy" Cantu

Monday, August 15th, 1927 - Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Obituary

Santiago Sandoval Cantu always known to family and friends as Jimmy, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. He was born August 15, 1927 in Victoria, TX to Manuel Sr. and Guadalupe (Sandoval) Cantu.

Jimmy was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great, great-grandfather. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and he was the past owner and operator of Cantu Electric, and he was a life-long member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Throughout his life he was very caring and enjoyed holidays, family, and gatherings.

He is survived by his daughters, Madeline (Larry) Canchola (3 daughters, 10 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren); Cynthia O’Brien (1 son, 1 daughter and 6 grandchildren), all of Victoria; and sons, Manuel Cantu (2 step-daughters, and 3 grandchildren); and Michael (Pam) Cantu (1 daughter and 2 grandsons) all of Victoria.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Dolores Dominguez Cantu, daughter Esther Cantu; sisters Guadalupe Basaldua and Susie Castillo, brother Manuel Cantu, Jr., and son-in-law, Jerry O’Brien.

Pallbearers will be grandson, Corey O’Brien, and great grandsons, Noah Garza, Orrin O’Brien, Cody Pflaum, Tre White, and Caleb Nemes.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, July 19, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm with a rosary beginning at 7:00 pm at Grace Memorial Chapel, 8819 US Hwy 87 North, Victoria. Funeral Service will be on Monday, July 20, 2020 beginning at 1:00 pm at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church with Fr. Flores, officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 19th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Sunday, July 19th, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Grace Memorial Chapel at Memory Gardens
    Address
    8819 US Hwy 87 North
    VICTORIA, TX 77904
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    Notes
    Rosary to begin at 7:00 p.m. Grace Memorial Chapel @ Memory Gardens is following the recommended health protocols in accordance with Governor Greg Abbott's issued Executive Order No. iGA-18 relating to COVID-19. Mask are required. Social distancing.
  • Service

    Monday, July 20th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, July 20th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
    Address
    208 W. River Street
    VICTORIA, TX 77901
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Grace Memorial Chapel @ Memory Gardens is following the recommended health protocols in accordance with Governor Greg Abbott's issued Executive Order No. iGA-18 relating to COVID-19. Mask are required. Social distancing.
  • Interment

    Location
    Memory Gardens Cemetery ~ Victoria
    Address
    8919 US Hwy 87 North
    VICTORIA, TX 77904
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Grace Memorial Chapel and Memory Gardens Cemetery are following the recommended health protocols in accordance with Governor Greg Abbott's issued Executive Order No. iGA-18 relating to COVID-19. Mask are required. Social distancing.

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We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your father. Prayers to all... Love the Dominguez Family
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Posted at 10:17am
Dear Cantu Family,

I am saddened to hear of the passing of Uncle Santos. I still have fond memories of him and Aunt Lola. May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult time.
Sincerely,
Mr. & Mrs. Anthony & Norma J. Pulci
Fredonia, New York

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