Mr. Henrique Cantu of Fredericksburg passed away on Tuesday October 20th in the Hill Country Memorial Hospital at the age of 67 years.

Henrique was born November 19, 1947, in Levelland, TX, to Thomas and Angelita Martinez Cantu.

He married Ernestine Hernandez in February of 1968 in St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Henrique is survived by his wife: Ernestine Cantu of Fredericksburg: two daughters and spouses: Elizabeth and Adan Albiter of Fredericksburg: Mary Helen and Edgar Huesca of Fredericksburg: Son and spouse: Felix and Norma Hernandez of Fredericksburg: Six grandchildren: Christian Blake Castro, Jonathan Yobani Castro, Rhiley Huesca, Enrique Huesca, Adam Albiter, and Ryan Hernandez: Eight brothers and sisters and spouses: Jesusa Palacia, Erminia and Agustine Reyes, Paula Hernandez, Isabel and Mary Cantu, Marjarito and Aurelia Cantu, Juanita and Benito Rodriguez, and Jerry and Olivia Cantu.

Henrique was preceded in death by his parents.

Vigil services were held on Wednesday October 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Schaetter Funeral Home.

The body lay in state in the Chapel of the Schaetter Funeral Home until 9:45 on Thursday October 22nd with Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Kris officiating.

Graveside services and interment followed in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, October 21, from 4:30 to 7 in the Schaetter Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent at

Arrangements are by the Schaetter Funeral Home of Fredericksburg.

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