Obituaries

Obituaries

Margarita Antonia "Margaret" Estrada 1932 - 2008 Topeka

Mass of Christian Burial for Margarita Antonia "Margaret" Estrada, 75, Topeka, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Topeka. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Topeka.Mrs. Estrada died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.She was born June 13, 1932, in Lawrence, the daughter of Enrique and Nasaria Muñoz Silva. She graduated from Lawrence High School.Mrs. Estrada worked for KPL Western Resources and later for the Kansas Department of Revenue. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and volunteered for Fiesta Mexicana for more than 35 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren and helped raise her nieces and nephews.She married Jose Juan Estrada on April 16, 1955, in Law-rence. He died April 9, 1998.Mrs. Estrada was also preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Hermina Chavez and Leonor Gonzalez; and two brothers, Frank and Albert Alvarez.Survivors include two sons, Martin Enrique Estrada and wife Cyndi, and Jose Juan Estrada II and wife Kelly, all of Topeka; two daughters, Anna Maria "Nene" DeBusk and husband Jeff, and Lucia Maria Ortiz and husband Ruben, all of Topeka; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the church, where an Augustinian Recollect Rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m. Sunday and a parish vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday.The family suggests memorials to the church or Midland Hospice House, sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 S.W. Sixth Ave., Topeka, KS 66603.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.brennanmathenafh.com">www.brennanmathenafh.com</a>.