Maria Esperanza Cuellar 77, died, Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at her residence in Liberal, KS. She was born July 16, 1937 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico the daughter of Juan & Delfina (Alonso) Contreras. She was a resident of Mexico for 50 years and lived in Liberal for the past 20 years. She was a homemaker and was a member the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic in Liberal, Ks. She married Rosalio Cuellar in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. He survives. Other survivors include: 2 Sons Javier Cuellar Mexico Juan Cuellar Arkansas 5 Daughters Beatriz “Bety” Vazquez Liberal, KS Carolina Cuellar Liberal, KS Martha Cuellar Liberal, KS Rocio Cuellar Mexico Susana Rosales and husband Jesus Mexico 2 Sisters Andrea Contreras El Paso, TX Marselina Ontiveros and husband Mike El Paso, TX 20 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her Parents and sister Isabel Alvarez. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am Friday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Father James P. Dieker presiding. Burial will be in Liberal Cemetery. Rosary and Vigil will be held at 7:00 pm Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Visitation time will be 5 to 8pm Wednesday and 9am to 5pm Thursday at Brenneman Funeral Home.