February 8, 2023

Martin Franco
Age: 74
Died: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City
Born: November 11, 1941 at Nueva Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico
Parents: Miguel & Dominga (Moreno) Franco
Marriage: to Socorro Medrano on October 23, 1960 at Nueva Rosita, Coahuila

Membership: St Mary Catholic Church of Garden City

Martin grew up in Lubbock and moved to Garden City in 1958. He started working for Gifford-Hill building concrete pipes and then went to work for Bill Johnson doing truck maintenance. After that he was a longtime plumber for Johnson Septic Tank Service. His special love was his Grand-Children activities and also enjoyed Mexican music and watching western movies. He was preceded in death by his Parents, 1 Son- Joe Franco, 1 Daughter- Victoria Franco, 3 Brothers- Armando, Lupe & Rafael & 3 Sisters- Elisa Lozoya, Inez Corpus & Juanita Valdez.

Survivors: Wife Socorro Franco Home
3 Sons Martin & Mary Franco, Jr. Portage, Michigan
Bobby & Mary Franco Salina
John & Andria Franco Vernon, Texas  
Daughter Rosa & Francisco Espinosa Garden City
Brother Ignacio Franco Garden City
Sister Olivia Sandoval Garden City
10 Grandchildren
14 Great-Grandchildren

Vigil Service: 7:00 PM Wednesday
Place: St Mary Catholic Church
Funeral Mass: 10:30 AM Thursday
Place: St Mary Catholic Church
Celebrant: Father Charles Seiwert
Burial: Valley View Cemetery in Garden City
Memorials: Martin Franco Memorial Fund
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Tuesday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday
At Garnand Funeral Home
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com