Dec 25,1927---Nov 18,2020

Manuel Q. Avila, age 92, passed away on November 18, 2020. He was born to the late Maria (Quiroz) Avila and Gilberto Avila. Manuel proudly served in the Navy for five years as well as the Air Force for four years. He retired from the US Postal Service in July of 1987. Manuel was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.


He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Esther Avila. He will be deeply missed by his surviving four children; Paula Gomez and her husband Martin Gomez, Robert Avila, Debra Renne and husband Patrick Renne, and Rose King and her husband Chris King. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.


A private church service and burial ceremony will be held for immediate family. A special thank you to all the staff at Sunrise of Lenexa, KS and Ascend Hospice.




Stephen Gomez


Dustin Mulich


Richard Gomez


Jesse Gomez


Noah Renne


Caleb King


Funeral Mass livestream link at St. Patrick Catholic Church you must go to:


Ron Mejia Ph.D Nov 21 ,2020

Nephew ,Milwaukee ,Wisconsin

I am saddened to hear of the loss of Uncle Manuel. My love and prayers for Paula, Bob, Rose and Debi. Take care if each other and I look forward when we can visit again. I will remember you in my Mass this week. Ron