Martha F. Garcia 2012 - 2012 Topeka
Martha F. Garcia, 85, of Topeka, died August 23, 2012 at Midland Hospice House.
She was born in Kansas City, Kansas on March 27, 1927 the daughter of Vincent and Hilaria (Salazar) Flores.
Martha enjoyed sewing and was an accomplished seamstress and tailor. She liked to watch TV especially the news channel, was a great cook and liked doing all types of crafts. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.
Martha was a homemaker until her children were grown. She worked in production and as a supervisor for Burnett Medical Instruments, later known as C.R. Bard Biomedical prior to her retirement.
Martha married Galdino A. “Glen” Garcia in Kansas City, Kansas on January 4, 1943. He preceded her in death on September 14, 1994. She is survived by three sons, Daniel Garcia of Lawrence, David Garcia of Topeka, Michael (Kathy) Garcia of Lawrence, one daughter Teresa (Thomas) Gutierrez of Topeka, one sister, Esther Garcia of Kansas City, Kansas and 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and two
great-great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Cecelia Garcia on July 31, 2009, a brother, Frank Flores and a sister,
Genevieve Flores. Martha will lie in state at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home on Monday after 2:00 p.m. where a Parish Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603.
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