Brandon Cantu, 30, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at Confluence Health, following an extended illness. He was born on February 17, 1983, at Mountain View, CA to Valentin Omar and Rosa Hilda (Mata) Cantu. As an infant, his family moved to Moses Lake. In October of 1992, he moved to Wenatchee. He attended Orchard and Pioneer Middle Schools, Eastmont Junior High and Eastmont High School, prior to attending Wenatchee Valley College. He worked at the East Wenatchee McDonald’s, Stemilt Growers, Martin Farms and Christiansen Distributing. He was a member of The Living Room Church in East Wenatchee. He was fond of family dinners, movies, music and enjoyed cars, especially how they were put together and their technical functions. Sister, Brandi said, “Brandon loved style, which could be seen by his shoes, hats and expensive jewelry that he wore.”
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Alicia Trevino; and paternal grandparents, Beatrice and Valentin Cantu. He is survived by father, Valentin Cantu of Moses Lake, WA; mother, Rosa Mata of East Wenatchee, WA; sister, Brandi Hernandez of East Wenatchee, WA; grandfather, Teodoro “Ted” (Rose Marie) Mata of Crystal City, TX; maternal uncles, Ted Mata Jr. of Moses Lake, WA, and Bob Mata of Wenatchee, WA; nephews, Alexander “Alex”
Lopez-Cantu, and Manuel “Manny” George IV, both of East Wenatchee, WA.
Funeral Services are planned for Friday, September 13, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. at The Living Room, 230 N. Georgia Avenue, East Wenatchee. You are invited to visit his online guestbook at
www.HeritageMemorialChapel.com. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee.