April 19, 2024

Ignacia Ramirez-Cruz, 78, died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Wichita Kansas. She was born April 15,1936 at San Bernardo, Durango, Mexico to parents Cornelio and Otilia (Medina) Ramirez. She married Gilberto Cruz on February 10,1953 at CD. Juarez, Mexico. He survives.

She was a member of  St. Mary Catholic Church.

Mrs. Cruz was born in Mexico. She and her husband moved to Leviland Texas in 1967 and later to the Garden City/Deerfield area in 1970 to raise their family. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed tending to her beautiful flowers, which she protected with a passion. Her grandchildren were her life. Her words of encouragement instilled in them the confidence to become successful people.  

She was preceded in death by her parents- Cornelio and Otilia Ramirez, 6 infant children, 4 brothers-Pedro, Antonio, Luis, Victor, and Everisto Ramirez, and 1 sister-Rosario Ramirez.

Survivors: 
Husband: Gilberto Cruz The Home
Children: Jesus Cruz Garden City
Guadalupe Cruz Garden City
Lorenzo Cruz Hugoton
Yolanda Castro Deerfield
Sandra Cruz Great Bend
Martha Rivas Great Bend

Brothers: Juan Ramirez Garden City
Ramon Ramirez Garden City

Sisters Magdalena Silva Wichita Falls, Texas
Chata Ramirez San Diego, California

20 Grandchildren
20 Great grandchildren

Numerous other nieces and nephews, and extended family.

Rosary: 7:00 PM Sunday March 1, 2015
Funeral Mass: 10:00 AM Monday March 2, 2015
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Celebrant: Father Charles Seiwert
Memorials: The Family request flowers in lieu of memorials.
Burial: Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield Kansas
Calling Hours: 12:00 PM-5:00 PM Sunday March 1, 2015 at
Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th Street, Garden City KS

Condolences may be sent to: www.garnandfuneralhomes.com 

Arrangements by: Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th Street, Garden City, KS  
620-276-3219