Breckenridge Texan

Santos Villegas

Santos Villegas
November 20
09:39 2020

Santos Villegas, age 84, of Breckenridge, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 21, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Anson. Interment will follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Friday, November 20, at Morehart Mortuary.

Santos Muñoz was born November 2, 1936, in Hawley, Texas, to parents Tranquilino Muñoz and Eduvijes Ortega Muñoz. She lived in Lorenzo, Texas, and worked at Lorenzo High School in the cafeteria before her retirement. Later, she moved to Anson for some time before moving to Breckenridge in 1999. Santos loved to cook, crochet, knit and make quilts. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. In her younger years, she had a green thumb and loved tending to her flower garden. She attended San Lorenzo Catholic Church in Lorenzo and while in Anson, attended St. Michael’s Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Jose Muñoz, Alejandro Muñoz, and Luis Muñoz; and five sisters, Juanita Baladez, Maria Lozano, Catalina Rodriguez, Elena Ponce, and Teresa Muñoz.

Santos is survived by her six children, Juan Arrieta, Elvia Reyes, Omar Villegas, Rene Villegas, Maricella Rodriguez, and Marcello Villegas, and many other children that looked to her as their “adopted mother”; one brother, Tony Muñoz; 15 grandchildren, Christopher Arrieta, Jason Arrieta, Christina Arrieta, Adrian Reyes, Noe Reyes, Karina Reyes, Jacob Villegas, Zachary Villegas, Matthew Villegas, Mario Alexander Perez, Samantha Perez, Joe Villarreal, Celeste Villarreal, Sebastian Villegas, and Khristian Villegas; 36 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the GoFundMe account set up by the family ( Condolences may be made online at

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