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Luis D. Cantu 1933-2021


Luis "Louie" D. Cantu went to be with the Lord on Oct. 15, 2021. Louie and his loving wife, Marylou, shared 67 years of marriage together.

Louie was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Jan. 14, 1933. He was the son of Juan M. Cantu and Cleotilde D. Cantu.

Louie is survived by wife Marylou; son Ray; daughters Sylvia (Pat), Dian (Don), and Lorie (John); grandchildren Desiree, Brandon, Sarah, Michelle, Stewart, Preston, and Tyler; great-grandchildren Andre, Ariana, and Kevin; and his brothers Ray and Eddie.

Louie was preceded in death by his son Michael and brothers Raymond and Johnny, and sister Connie.

Louie attended high school in Corpus Christi. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force and served for four years. In serving, he learned the art of upholstery, and later opened his own business, Louie's Custom Upholstery, for over 40 years.

Louie was devoted to God, his wife, family, many friends, Classic F-100 Ford trucks and cars, delicious food with family and friends, and card games.

Louie will be remembered for his big heart and kind, tough, gentle, fun, and beautiful spirit.

A service to celebrate Louie's life will be at Holy Rosary Parish in Edmonds Thursday, October 28, at 10 a.m. A memorial will follow at The Edmonds Yacht Club for remembrance.