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OBIT – Genaro Cantu

MISSION – Genaro Cantu, 87, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Cantu was known as “El Musico” in the Norteño music industry for over 60 years.     

Survivors include his children, Eleazar, Alma, Genaro Jr., Juanita, Jesus, Fernando, Marta and Lupita; 10 siblings; and 30 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Caridad Cantu, and a daughter, Hilda Nelly.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. at Nuestra Senora Del Santo Rosario. Burial follows at Valley Memorial Gardens.

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