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Carolina Cantu, 88 of Sterling died Sunday November 23, 2014 at her home.

She was born on December 25, 1925 in Verdi, TX the daughter of Desiderio and Maria Luisa (Farias) Rodriguez. She was married to Andres Cantu and later divorced. Carolina had worked as an assembler at the former Harper-Wyman in Sterling for 10 years.

Surviving are four daughters: Selia (Anthony) Cervantes of Sterling, Christine Schleckman of Avon Lake, OH, Delia (Armando) Garza of KY and Teri (Jerry) Whitledge of Edelstein, IL; two sons Robert Cantu of Sterling, Gilbert Cantu of Chillicothe, IL; two sisters Lucy Puentes of TX and Susie Garcia of CO; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings: Nestoria, Leo, Celestino, Manuel, Victoria.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 12 – 1PM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 1st Avenue in Sterling. The funeral will follow at 1 PM with the Reverend Adleberto Sanchez, parochial vicar of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Sterling.

Memorials to Gaffey Hospice.