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Eleanor Mosqueda

November 22, 1926 — September 19, 2021

Eleanor Cecilia Mosqueda, 94, died Sunday (September 19, 2021) at her home in Newton.

She was born on November 22, 1926 in San Bernadino, California where she was raised and graduated high school.

Eleanor married Michael Bernard Mosqueda in Las Vegas, Nevada. With Michael serving in the U.S. Armed Forces for 22 years, the lived in several places. Moving to Newton in 1986.

She loved spending time with her family which includes her sons, Joe Padilla of Moline, Ill., Mike Mosqueda of Newton, Eddie Adame and wife Lupe of San Bernadino, Calif., Julio Mosqueda and wife Monica of Newton; daughters Eleanor Vasquez of Wichita, Emily Billa and husband Mario of Newton, and Darlene Stewart and husband Harvey of Wichita; 41 grandchildren; along with numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Eleanor is preceded in death by her parents Gabriel and Eleanor Richards Adame; husband, Michael on April 22, 2001; son Frank Padilla; daughters Dolores “Lola” Murillo and Marie Durgin; brothers George, Freddie, Raymond and Gabriel, Jr.; and her twin sister Rosie Valdez.

Private family services will be held.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton, Ks.

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