December 10th, 2023

francisca antunezFrancisca Antúnez, 82, died Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at her home in Liberal.

She was born Dec. 3, 1940 to Marcos Reyes Acosta and Maria Reyes Vidańa. 

She married Hector Efrain Antúnez Banuelos Dec. 7, 1966. He preceded her in death Dec. 12, 2019. 

She created a lot of joy and provided comfort to many during her life as a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

She is survived by sons, Hector Javier Antúnez (Maria), Clute, Texas, and Arturo Antúnez, Liberal; three daughters: Luz Desormaux (Ernesto), Liberal, Norma Angelica Antúnez Reyes, Guadalajara, Mexico, and Elvia Antúnez Saenz (Raul), El Paso, Texas; three brothers: Vicente Reyes, Florentino Reyes, and Arsenio Reyes; six sisters: Maria de Jesus Reyes, LaFeria, Texas, Isabel Reyes, Lasing, Ill., Maria Ines Reyes, Burbank, Ill., Juliana Reyes, Josefina Reyes De Favela, Chicago, and Belen Reyes; 12 grandchildren: Mariana, Elena, Francisco, Alejandra, Ernesto, Chantal, Benjamin, Paulina, Norma, Mitzy, Ulisses, Alexander; and four great-grandchildren: Cain, Abel, Dylan, and Antonella.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Vicente and Florentino; and granddaughter, Mariana.

• Visitation will be Thursday, March 16, 2023 from 12 to 5 p.m., followed by the rosary at 5 p.m., both at the Hornung Family Funeral Home Chapel at 1212 W 2nd Street in Liberal.

Funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2023 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church at 1510 N. Calhoun Avenue in Liberal, with Rev. Juan Salas presiding. 

Burial will take place in her home country of Mexico with her husband.

Condolences may be left at www.hornungfuneralhome.com