Ernesto Cantu

September 4, 1944 - May 28, 2015
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Ernesto Cantu, 70, passed away, Thursday, May 28, 2015.  Mr. Cantu worked many years for Coca-Cola Bottling Co. and retired from L.I.S.D. where he worked at H. Ochoa Elementary School.  He is preceded in death by his brother: Raul Cantu, parents: Guillermo and Guadalupe Cantu.  Left to cherish his memory are his loving children: Ernesto (Celeste) Cantu, Jr. and Moses (Jessica) Cantu, siblings: Alicia (Antonio) Martinez, Guillermo (Beatriz) Cantu, Antonio Cantu, Daniel J. (Norma) Cantu, Fernando (Veronica) Cantu, Mario Alberto (Valentina) Cantu, mother of his children: Juanita Cantu , aunt: Gloria (Rocky) Gallardo, grandchildren:  Ameli, Jesse, Aaron and Vanessa Cantu, nieces, nephews and other relatives.  The family would like to sincerely thank Dr. Milton Haber, Dr. W. Chalit and associates, Da Vita Dialysis Center and Laredo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for their care of our loved one.

Pallbearers will be: Daniel J. Cantu, Jr., Donato J. Cantu, Mario A. Cantu, Jose Luis Garcia, Antonio Martinez, Jr. and Jacob A. McCoy.Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr. Laredo, Texas (956)723-3611.  You may leave condolences to the family online at

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, May 31, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary at 7:00pm

Service Information

Date: Monday, June 1, 2015

Time: 9:00 am

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church


1718 San Jorge
Laredo, Texas 78040


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Born: September 4, 1944
Died: May 28, 2015

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Hector and Claudia V. Garcia posted on 6/5/15

On behalf of myself, Hector G. Garcia and Claudia, as well as your very first granddaughter, Meagan, our sincere and heart felt condolences to the Cantu family. We will all be together one day with The Lord.


Juan A. Cavazos posted on 6/2/15

Many pleasant memories of growing up together with the Cantu brothers and sister. My condolences on the passing of Neto to all his brothers and sister and extended family. Hope you all are well and God Bless. Juan C.