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Armando “Pete” Mosqueda

May 11, 2022

Armando “Pete” Mosqueda 82, died Thursday, May 12, 2022 at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kansas. He was born February 23, 1940 in Newton, Kansas to Julio and Amelia (Rincon) Mosqueda. On August 19, 1960 he married Mary Juarez in Newton and she survives of the home.

Armando was retired from the former Santa Fe Railroad now BNSF where he worked as a truck driver. He was a member of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton.

He enjoyed relaxing on the porch, watching westerns and the food network on TV. He enjoyed Mexican music and in his younger often went out dancing.  Pete also enjoyed football especially his beloved Kansas City Chiefs.  He could also often be found at his favorite casino 7 Clans Casino and Hotel in Newkirk, Oklahoma. His greatest joy was being a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend to many.

Pete is survived by his wife Mary of the home; son JR Mosqueda; daughters Gloria Embry, Monica Brungardt and Crystal Shook; sisters: Rebecca Garza, Linda Galle, Olivia Goodall, Susan Mosqueda and Isidra Boroughs. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parent’s, brothers Pablo, Mike, Julio and Hector Mosqueda; sisters Mary Pacheco and Helen Corona

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Petersen Funeral Home with Pastor Chip Bungard presiding. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday with a recitation of the Holy Rosary will be 6:00 p.m., at Petersen Funeral Home the family will greet friends following the Rosary. Private family interment will be held.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association and left with Petersen Funeral Home.

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5 thoughts on “Armando “Pete” Mosqueda

  1. I love you so much grandpa and I will never ever forget you and our times together. You are the best grandpa anyone could ever have ❤️

  2. Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.” We send our prayers and love to the family…May God Bless you all…Cheryl Price & Family

  3. Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.” We send our prayers and love to the family..May God Bless you all… Cheryl ,Montegus Price.

  4. Mary, My heart hurts for you. I have so many memories of the dances we would go to with you and Pete. Prayers for the repose of his soul. Love -n- prayers to you.

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. He was an amazing man and he loved all of you so much. Love each and every one of you. God’s blessings on each of you. God has another wonderful Angel by his side.

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