April 15, 2024

Jose Guerrero Sr.
Age: 89
Died: Wednesday August 3, 2016 at his home in Garden City
Born: April 7, 1927 Karnes City, Texas 
Parents: Jose & Adelina (Ibarra) Guerrero
Marriage Paula Zapata on April 18, 1948 in Wautoma, Wisconsin. She died June 28, 2007

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; and siblings- Daniel Reyna, Richard Lopez, Ausencio Lopez, Pablo Garcia, Aliseo Lopez, Rosendo Lopez & Maggie Perez.

Mr. Guerrero grew up and attended school in Karnes City, Texas. He moved from Wisconsin to Lakin in 1977. He was employed as a custodian at the Lakin School District for over 20 years. His hobbies included playing cards and Spanish Bingo (La Loteria) and would not stop until he was the winner. An avid walker, he once tried to reach Lakin on foot. He made it as far as Holcomb before turning back. He was 78 at the time of this adventure. Time spent with his grandkids are the family’s most treasured memories.

Survivors

Children Robert Guerrero (Irma) Kenosha, Wisconsin
Celia Garcia (Felix) Lakin, Kansas
Maria Alicia Baca (Adam) Lubbock, Texas
Joe Guerrero, Jr. (Maria) Lakin, Kansas
Dora Martinez (Susano) Lubbock, Texas
Juan Guerrero Garden City, Kansas
Esther Zundt (Bob) Garden City, Kansas
Victor Guerrero (Patricia) La Jolla, California
Lucy Ambriz (Alfredo Jr.) Garden City, Kansas
George Guerrero (Tonika) Garden City, Kansas
Ralph Guerrero (Gina) Garden City, Kansas
Siblings: Juan Lopez Marion, Indiana
Simona Mireles San Antonio, Texas
Irene Talamantes San Antonio, Texas
Alicia Ruiz Snyder, Texas
57 Grandchildren
123 Great Grandchildren
12 Great Great Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 6:00 PM Saturday August 6, 2016
Place: Word of Life Church, Garden City, Kansas
Officiating: Pastor Marty Younger
Rosary: 9:30 AM Monday August 8, 2016
Place: St. Anthony Catholic Church-Lakin Kansas
Funeral Mass: 10:30 AM Monday August 8, 2016
Place St. Anthony Catholic Church-Lakin Kansas
Celebrant: Father Rene Labrador
Memorials: Jose Guerrero Sr. Memorial Fund
In Care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 12:00-8:00 PM Sunday August 7, 2016
At Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th, Garden City, KS 67846
Burial: Lakin Cemetery following Funeral Mass

Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Garnand Funeral Home 412 N. 7th Street., Garden City, KS 67846
620-276-3219