Consuelo Cantu, better known to most of her friends and family as Connie, was born May 28, 1946 in Ithica, MI & passed away quietly on January 9, 2020, in her room at Sanctuary at the Park in Muskegon. Connie had several jobs in her lifetime; a certified nurses aid at Lakeshore Community Hospital in Shelby, a bus driver at Whitehall District Schools & a truck driver from coast to coast. She loved everything that she did. Connie was very big about family. She was always very proud of her nieces & nephews, all of her cousins & really enjoyed hearing about the great nieces and nephew as well as her great-great nephews & niece.
She is survived by her daughters, Teresita Keller, Christina Chase; grandchildren, Trina (Lucas) Cribbs, Corey (Whitney) Keller, Troy Keller, Johnathan (Shelby) Chase; great granddaughter, Samantha Cribbs; brother, Leonard (Rose) Valdez; sister-in-law, Hilda Valdez-Gonzales. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jose & Clemencia Valdez; brother, Jose Valdez Jr.; sister, Ramona Cleveland; son-in-law, Jeffery Keller; granddaughter, Monique Chase.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 3:00 PM with visitation one hour prior to the service at Clock Chapel - Muskegon with Rev. Steve Derdowski officiating. MEMORIAL: To the family. Please visit www.clockfuneralhome.com to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.
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"Lord be with her family. I want to tell you all on behalf of my mother and father Tony and lulu Vallegos, our deepest condolences.. Thank you Chelo for always being so very kind to me. As a child I got to see some pretty nice places when I would visit you with my Godmother Yolanda Gutierrez. Such a beautiful person inside and out. I remember the satalite going in and out. I remember the white house and the kitchen like yesterday. All the good food?. You will forever be in our hearts. Thank you so much for the kindness in you that showed. The laughs and your smile Chelo. I am praying for Chelo and the entire family. May the Lord comfort all of you. Ame.n."
"Dear Cousins..I can remember how happy Chelo was when she would visit me and I enjoyed her company ..In spanish culture we are called "Primas Hermanas" cousins /sisters ..because we were from the same "root" ..couldn't ask for more than that in my life..love you all ..cousin Yolanda Gutierrez and family in San Antonio, TX.."
"I am so sorry to hear about my cousin Chelo..She was special to me ...Love your cousin Ralph Gonzales Jr. from Saginaw. MI.. God bless the family..Wish I could be there.."
"Teri and kids- I?m so sorry for your loss. Love, hugs and prayers for all of you. "
"Our condolences to Leo, and Family. Bobby& Anna Mata and Family "
"Connie was a wonderful woman! I am so sorry for your loss. She was always so sweet. She will be greatly missed. It won't be the same without her. Plus she had the best laugh!"
"So very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers."