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Gloria Garcia

August 3, 1929 — July 16, 2018


Gloria H. Garcia, 88, died Monday (July 16, 2018) at the Asbury Park in Newton.

She was born on August 3, 1929 in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Francisco and Dominga de la Tejera de Castro.

Gloria married James Dominque Garcia on October 8, 1949 in Seattle, Washington.

For many years Gloria had worked as a housekeeper in Newton. She was a longtime member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

Survivors include her children, Anita Llamas and husband Mario of Newton, Angie Jaso and husband Richard of McKinney, Tex., Rita Rubio and husband Juan, Jesse Garcia and wife Pauline, Cynthia Reyes, Cecelia Garcia Romero, Joe Garcia, and Lucinda Christianson all of Newton; 22 grandchildren; 50 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren. Gloria is also survived by her siblings, Graciela Juarez of Wichita, Yolanda Garcia of Andover, Oscar Castro of Wichita, Blanche Covington of Plano, Tex.; sister-in-laws Elesa Garcia, Carol Martinez and Mary Garcia all of Newton; and brother-in-law Richard Atkinson, Sr. of Newton.

Gloria is preceded in death by her parents; husband on November 22, 1988; daughter Barbara Florez; and brothers Louis Castro, Bernie Castro, and Victor Castro.

The Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 6:30 P.M., Sunday (July 22, 2018) with the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M., Monday (July 23, 2018) both at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Newton.

Friends may call the funeral home Sunday 1:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M.

A memorial has been established with Altar Society’s Kitchen Fund of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.


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