A Mass of Christian Burial for Herlinda Cubillo was held 11 a.m. Monday, March 10 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Perry with Father Paul Nguyen as Celebrant.
A Rosary was held 5 p.m. Sunday at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. The lector was Rosa Gonzalez Christina Calderon.
Casketbearers were Lorenzo Cubillo, Juan Cubillo, Javier Cubillo, Gabriel Cubillo, Francisco Cubillo, Andres Cubillo and Antonio Meraz.
Musicians were Jan and Jay Pattee, and ushers were Joe McCarty and Bob Rounds.
Interment was at the St. Patrick Cemetery in Perry.
Following the service was a luncheon in the St Patrick School Gymnaseum.
Linda (Herlinda) V. Cantu, daughter of Genoveva Villarreal and Felipe Cantu Cano, was born July 14, 1960, in San Juan, Texas, and died March 6 at the Dallas County Hospital in Perry at the age of 53 years.
Linda lived in San Juan until she was 4 years old, and then the family moved to Bakersfield, Calif., where she attended Wayside Elementary School, Golden State Middle School and Bakersfield High School.
Linda worked many years in the wineries of California and also as a housekeeper for the Sheraton Hotel Corporation.
On April 26, 1990, Linda married Lorenzo Cubillo, and the couple had three sons, Juan, Javier and Gabriel.
On August 13, 2004, the couple was married again in a religious ceremony at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Bakersfield, Calif.
In 2007 the family moved to Perry, where Linda worked in the safety department of Tyson Foods.
Linda loved to fish and to play casino bingo.
She was a faithful member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. She taught catechism for many years, right until the time of her death.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Miguel Cantu and Jose Luis Cantu.
She is survived her husband, Lorenzo; sons, Juan, Javier and Gabriel Cubillo, all of Perry; one granddaughter, Abagail; brothers, Juan M. Cantu, Corcoran, Calif., and Felipe D. (Anna) Cantu, Bakersfield Calif.; sisters, Guadalupe (Jose) Martinez, San Diego, Calif., and Blanca (Francisco) Cubillo, Fresno, Calif.