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Lucila Magana

July 1, 1941 — December 13, 2020

Fort Worth

Lucila V. Magaña, 79, passed away on December 13, 2020 at her home in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born on July 5, 1941 in Yurecuaro in the state of Michoacan, Mexico to Trinidad Villanueva Cazares and Maria de la Luz Ochoa Campos.

Lucila grew up in Yurecuaro, Michoacan in Mexico. She graduated from Cosmetology school in Guadalajara, Jalisco in 1963.  She and her twin sister opened a beauty shop in their parent’s living room where they both worked for 4 years.  She worked at Worth Heights Elementary school as a lunchroom monitor.  Her favorite labor of love however was serving as the before and after school care sitter for children attending Worth Heights Elementary and watching other small children that she would watch during the day.

Lucila married Victor Magaña in 1964 in Yurecuaro, Michoacan in Mexico. They were happily married for 56 years. Lucila was a devout Catholic who attended Immaculate Heart of Mary in Fort Worth, Texas for many years. She enjoyed watching sports namely, Texas Rangers baseball and the Dallas Cowboys. She enjoyed cheering on her boys in baseball and soccer.  She loved it so much that she received countless team mother awards.

Lucila was preceded in death by her parents, Trinidad and Maria de la Luz, and two brothers Salvador Villanueva and Trinidad Villanueva.

Lucila is survived by her spouse, Victor of Fort Worth, Texas; children, Lillian Magaña married to Thomas Hale, Rosanna Garcia married to Simon Garcia, Victor Magaña married to Edilia Magaña and Marcus Magaña married to Mindy Magaña all of Fort Worth, Texas; siblings, Guillermina Placencia, Alfonzo Villanueva, Elisa Ibarra, David Villanueva, Jorge Villanueva and Arturo Villanueva all natives of Yurécuaro, Michoacán; grandchildren, Derric Benavides, Trae Magaña, Nina Garcia, Rozanna Garcia, Joel Magaña, Araceli Magaña, Diego Magaña and Sebastian Magaña.

A visitation/rosary will be held at Emerald Hills Funeral Home, 500 Kennedale Sublett Road, Kennedale, Texas from 6:00-8:00p.m. Thursday, December 17, 2020. Funeral will follow Friday, December 18, 2020 at 10a.m. at Emerald Hills Funeral Home in Kennedale with interment to follow at Emerald Hills Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Solar family, Mindy Magaña, the Guajardo family, Yolanda Navarete, Amatus Hospice services, the caring staff at Texas Oncology, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Emerald Hills Funeral Home and the countless family and friends who came to show their support.

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

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Friday, December 18, 2020

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