Erlinda Lopez Cano was born on December 29, 1950, in Houston, the daughter of Marcos and Petra Carrizales Lopez. She grew up and attended school in Houston. Erlinda married Walter Cano in Houston on March 4, 1967. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Eagle Lake. She and Walter have made their home in Bellville since 1982. She loved children, enjoyed baby-sitting and helping other people. Some of Erlinda's family called her an "Angel with Ears" for her willingness to listen to anyone's problems. Erlinda passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2004, in Bellville at the age of 53. She is survived by her husband of more than 37 ears; Walter Cano; children, Walter Cano, Jr. and his wife, Rhonda, of Bellville, Marcos Cano and wife, Tiffany, of Houston, John Cano and wife, Stacey, of Bellville Patrick Cano and wife, Amy, of Bellville, Andrew Cano and Paul Cano also of Bellville; grandchildren, Amber, John, Jr., Keeanna, Marcos, Jr., Patrick, Jr., Michael and Eric Cano; mother, Petra Carrizales of Houston; a host of sisters, brothers, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Marcos; sister, Mary; and brother, Marcos, Jr. Rosary was recited at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel in Bellville. Funeral Service was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2004, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel with Father Louis Campbell officiating. Pallbearers were her husband, Walter, and her sons, Walter, Jr., Marcos, John, Patrick, Andrew and Paul Cano. Interment followed in Oak Knoll Cemetery in Bellville. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, Bellville.
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