Lucy Cardenas, 68, of Nixon, Texas, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, in New Braunfels. She was born on Jan. 8, 1945, to Carlos and Angelica (DeLeon) Cardenas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Juan Molina; brothers Elisio, Carlos, Pasqual, Gabriel, and Asension Cardenas; and sisters Julia Sistos, Dora Villarreal, Blanca Acuna, Rita Cardenas, Rose Cardenas, Ruby Cardenas, and Clemenia Garza.
Lucy is survived by two sons, Juan Cardenas and Larry Cardenas; two daughters, Patricia “Patsy” Vasquez and husband Luis Vasquez Sr. and Amelia “Mellie” Rodriguez and husband Ruben; grandchildren Mikayla Vasquez, Luis Vasquez Jr., Tiffany Vasquez, Jacqualynn Vasquez, Nafertina Cardenas, and Larry Cardenas Jr.; four brothers, Jose, Pedro, Xavier, and Louis Cardenas; and four sisters, Marie Salinas, Fela Cardenas, Lydia Cardenas, and Sylvia Cardenas.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, June 12, from 5-8 p.m. with a rosary recited at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Nixon.
A funeral Mass was held on Thursday at 2 p.m. in the church.
Interment followed in the Nixon Latin American Cemetery in Nixon.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.