Edna Michelle (Perez) Cardenas

Edna Michelle (Perez) Cardenas

Edna Michelle Perez Cardenas, 47, of Brownsville, Texas, devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend, entered into eternal rest on March 22, 2019 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Weslaco, Texas on May 26, 1971.

   She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Alejandro Perez and Adelina Vera Pena; her maternal grandparents Guadalupe Ramos and Santitos Ramos, and her nephew Eric M. Perez.

   Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 24 years Luciano Javier Cardenas Jr.; and her two loving children Alex and Victoria Cardenas; her parents, Alex F. and Edna R. Perez, and her brother Mark A. Perez (Hilda), and numerous nieces and nephews.

   Michelle was a lifelong Brownsville resident where she was a court reporter for 22 years at the Cameron County District Court # 138. She was involved in various activities, she was past President of Tipotex Family Outreach and Court Reporter Association.  Michelle lived life to its fullest, enjoying time with her family along with her favorite past times of cookouts and playing Bunco and poker card games with close friends. She enjoyed the beach and traveling. She will be greatly missed by everyone.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 1:00 to 9:00 pm with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory-Flower Shop,

Funeral mass will be held on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Mary Mother of the Church. Interment will follow at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Brownsville, Texas.

Funeral Services have been entrusted to Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. 657 Springmart Blvd. 956-350-8485


  • Christina Bustinza Posted March 23, 2019 8:16 pm

    My condolences. Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. God Bless you all.

  • Sonia G. Trevino Posted March 23, 2019 8:34 pm

    My thoughts and prayers to the family. I was blessed to know Michelle. I will always remember her as a woman of faith and so much joy for life, and her love for her family and friends.

    Rest in eternal peace, friend.

  • Leticia Salas Posted March 23, 2019 9:05 pm

    Condolences to all of her family.

  • Alfonzo and Gloria Ramirez Posted March 23, 2019 10:15 pm

    Our sincere condolences to the Cardenas and Perez families.

  • Henry Tamez Posted March 24, 2019 7:07 am

    I’m truly sorry to hear of the passing of Michelle, my condolences go out to her husband in son and daughter, and to your parents Alex at Edna Perez.

  • Miriam Muniz Posted March 24, 2019 11:25 am

    My condolences to Chano, Alex, Torrey and all the family. You will be in my prayers. Rest In Peace my friend, you will be missed.

  • M R Vera Posted March 24, 2019 3:26 pm

    Our prayers are with Luciano and family on the loss of Michelle. Our sincere condolences to all the family, may Michelle rest in peace with the Lord.
    Martin Roel and Cynthia Vera.

  • Bitty Truan Posted March 24, 2019 9:49 pm

    Alex, Edna, Mark, husband and children I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Michelle. I regret I cannot attend services as I am out of town with an ill relative. May you find comfort in the memories you shared with her. Knew Michelle since she was a child and she was always so sweet and just a nice person.

  • Yolanda Gracia Posted March 25, 2019 8:32 am

    Rest In Peace, My Dear Friend. God needs your smiling, beautiful face in

  • Dan Flores Posted March 25, 2019 10:23 am

    To Sheriff Alex Perez and Chano my friend,
    My sincere condolences on the passing of Michelle. We are deeply saddened by the news and we pray to God that he fills that tremendous void that you all are feeling today. God Bless the Perez and Cardenas Families.

  • Francisca Marin Posted March 26, 2019 8:35 am

    Michelle will be forever be in my heart. Such a dear friend with a kind and caring soul. May the Grace of the Lord be with the Perez and Cardenas family during this time.

    “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit” Psalm 34:18

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