Avila, Teresa, 86, loving wife, mother and abuela, passed away June 13, 2014. Teresa was preceded in death by her brother Charlie Caire and her grandchildren, Arthur "Chico" Bergquist and Keely Rae Stephens. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Ray Avila, Sr.; sons, Ray (Norma) Avila, Jr., Steve (Mary) Avila; daughters, Carolyn (Steve) Bergquist, Victoria (Emmett) Haddox, Elisa (Loren) McKnight; brother, Charles; sisters, Bertha, Lucy, Charlene, Nancy, Fanny; 18 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Viewing is Tuesday 3 to 8 pm at Resthaven Mortuary. Funeral service is 10:30 am Wednesday, June 18 at Pathway Church (Wichita). In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to D.A.V. or American Ex-P.O.W. of Wichita V.F.W. or Pathway Church.
Arrangements under the direction of Resthaven Mortuary, Wichita, KS.