May 26, 2024

Viola Arteaga
Age: 70
Died: Friday September 9, 2016 at St. Catherine Hospital
Born: June 7, 1946 in Lubbock Texas to Alfonso Lopez & Felicita Rodriguez
Marriage to: John Arteaga on November 18, 1961 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City, KS

Memberships: St. Mary Catholic Church 

Viola was born in Lubbock and grew up in Houston before eventually starting her family in Garden City. She was a custodian for Garden City Community College for many years. As an avid BINGO player and gambler, she profited from both on many occasions. Her moments of luck were many. A good cook, her family looked forward to their favorite birthday dinner on their special day. She and John enjoyed Tejano music together. She will be missed by family, friends, and all her BINGO cohorts.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister- Maria Tobar.

Husband: John Arteaga Home
Children: June Arteaga
Troy Arteaga 
5 Grandchildren
Siblings: Alfonso Lopez Jr. Texas
Mario Lopez California

Funeral Mass: 2:00 PM Tuesday September 13, 2016
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Celebrant: Father Juan Salas
Calling Hours: 1:00 – 8:00 pm Monday September 12, 2016 at Garnand Funeral Home
412 N 7th Street, Garden City, KS 67846
Burial: Burial will take place at a later date
Memorials: Viola Arteaga Memorial Fund

Condolences may be posted at

Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th St., Garden City, KS 67846 620-276-3219