Magdalena R. “Maggie” Villegas, 85, of Topeka, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2023 at The University of Kansas Hospital St. Francis Campus.
She was born February 26, 1938, in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Guadalupe Villegas and Maria De La Cruz Reynosa.
Maggie attended and was very involved at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. She enjoyed when the family would gather and sit in the front yard during the annual Fiesta Mexicana.
She worked as a custodian for many years.
She is survived by a son, Richard Villegas of Topeka; daughter, Stacy Henshall of Norman, Oklahoma; siblings, Arnulfo Villegas of Topeka, Augustine Villegas of Topeka, Roman Villegas of Topeka, Francisco Villegas of Rapid City, South Dakota, Marta Romero of Topeka; grandson, Matthew Henshall of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Bryce Henshall of Moore, Oklahoma; a great granddaughter, Penelope Henshall of Moore, Oklahoma; and many nieces and nephews.
Maggie was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Leopoldo Villegas, Domingo Villegas, and Jesus Villegas.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am, Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Topeka.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave. Topeka, KS 66603.