Cover photo for Rey Armando Cruz Antonio's Obituary
Rey Armando Cruz Antonio Profile Photo
1968 Rey 2020

Rey Armando Cruz Antonio

October 27, 1968 — September 19, 2020

Rey Armando Cruz Antonio, age 51, of Topeka, KS, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Stormont Vail Hospital.

Armando was born the son of Porfirio Cruz Martinez and Catarina Antonio Cruz on October 27, 1968 in Santa Cruz Papalutla, Oaxaca, Mexico.

He met the love of his life, Veronica Nava and they started dating in 1990. They had been together for over 10 years and married on December 24, 2000.

Armando was the owner of Tacos El Mexicano for 22 years. He was a Radio D.J. for 20 years and had his own radio show from 6:00 AM to Noon every weekday. He loved music, helping with the Fiesta Mexicana. Most importantly, Armando will be remembered for being a people person, kind and outgoing. His strong love for his family especially, his grandchildren will be cherished. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his beloved wife of the home, Veronica Nava; parents; son, Armando Cruz, Jr. and his wife Kellie; two daughters, Janet Cruz, Yadira Cabrera and her husband Mario; two brothers, Jose Cruz and his wife Ariana, Alfonso Cruz; three sisters, Concepcion, Lourdes & Isabel Cruz; six loving grandchildren, Jasmin, Javier, Quinn, Jasper, Evelyn and Rey Armando. He also leaves behind a loving extended family and friends.

Armando will lie in state from 4-8:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 27, 2020 with a Rosary being prayed at 6:00 P.M. at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home.

Please adhere to the current public gathering guidelines with masks and social distancing at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made out to Veronica Nava to help with medical expenses. Contributions can be left or mailed to the funeral home.

To share a memory or to leave condolences, please visit, www.brennanmathenafh.com

Arrangements entrusted to Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, KS 66603.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rey Armando Cruz Antonio, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, September 27, 2020

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

BRENNAN-MATHENA FUNERAL HOME

800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Parish Rosary

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

BRENNAN-MATHENA FUNERAL HOME

800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 19

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree