Age 45, of Grand Ledge, devoted wife, mother, sister and daughter, passed away on January 17, 2011, as a result of a vehicle accident. She was born January 7, 1966, in Lansing, Michigan, to Amalia and Jose Villarreal.
Anita was employed at Gadaleto Ramsby and Associates as a Marketing Coordinator. She loved sports, music and entertaining with friends and family, but attending gymnastic meets and watching daughter Alexis compete was her proudest and greatest love.
Anita was survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Randy, daughter Alexis, parents Amalia and Jose, brothers Jose (Josephina) Villarreal, Erasmo (Linda) Villarreal, Roberto (Juanita) Villarreal, Esteban (Renee) Villarreal, sisters Consuelo (Ciro) Muniz, Maria Rosa Villarreal, Diana Herrera (the late Jose), Dora (Daniel) Johnson, Amalia Villarreal, Margarita (Patrick) Wilson, Linda Murley and numerous extended family members and friends.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 22, 2011, at Cristo Rey Catholic Church, 201 West Miller, Lansing, MI. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Family is asking that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Alexis Byington College Fund to be set up through Lake Trust Credit Union. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.