February 8, 2023

Catherine Cruz Lucero

Catherine Cruz Lucero, 61 died Friday, February 19, 2016 at her home in Garden City. She was born February 19, 1955 in Garden City the daughter of Antonio Cruz, Sr. and Veronica (Vigil) Cruz.
Catherine lived her entire life in Garden City where she attended Garden City schools. A homemaker, she enjoyed fishing, camping, cookouts, dancing, music, and spending time with her grandchildren.
On September 9, 1999, Catherine married George M. Lucero in Garden City. He survives. Other survivors include 3 children Joe Fonseca, Tonya Strampher, and Gabriel Cruz all of Garden City; 2 brothers Chris Cruz and Lucas Cruz both of Garden City; 3 sisters Mary Ortiz of Dodge City, Ks., Victoria Ngirachedeng of Garden City, and Rosie Gomez of Garfield, N.M.; 6 grandchildren; and 1 great grandson. Catherine is preceded in death by her parents and a brother Tony Cruz, Jr.
A rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 also at St. Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Charles Seiwert as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City.