September 26, 2022

Maria Elena Terrazas


Maria Elena Terrazas
Age: 73
Died: Friday April 28, 2017 at Shawnee Mission Health Center in Merriam, Kansas
Born: September 10, 1943 at Cd Juarez Chihuahua Mexico
Parents: Antonio Castro and Concepcion (Alarcon) Castro
Marriage: To Jesus Terrazas on March 22, 1975 in El Paso Texas.

Memberships: St Mary Catholic Church

Preceded in death by her parents- 2 brothers-Jose Manuel Castro & Pedro Castro and 2 sisters – Alejandra C. Diaz & Dolores Celis.

Maria Elena was born in Cd. Juarez Mexico and moved to El Paso at a young age. She attended schools there before marrying Jesus. They moved to Garden City in 1975 permanently. She worked at United Methodist Mexican American Ministries for twenty years as Assistant Coordinator and translator for the Early Detection Works Breast Health Program. She founded and led the Hispanic Woman Against Cancer Coalition, a group that provided education and support for woman and families who were dealing with cancer. She participated yearly in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and recruited family, friends, and neighbors in this cause that was so dear
to her heart. She was an avid antique collector (treasure hunter), loved crafts, sewing, and ceramics. Her family, many friends and colleagues have been left with treasured memories and special personal gifts she crafted with love.

Survivors: 

Husband Jesus Terrazas Home

Children
Maria Elena (Lance) Stadick Eudora, KS
Beatrice Terrazas Wichita, KS
Arturo (Malena) Terrazas Garden City, KS

7 Grandchildren
Emilio Stadick
Joshua Stadick
Jenna Stadick
GuillermoTrevino
Aidan Trevino
Aralena Terrazas
Diego Terrazas

Brothers
Martin Castro
Antonio Castro

Rosary Service: 7:00 PM Monday May 1, 2017
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Funeral Service: 10:00 AM Tuesday May 2, 2017
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Presider: Father Juan Salas
Burial: Valley View Cemetery 
Memorials: Maria Elena Terrazas Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Sunday April 30, 2017, 
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday May 1, 2017
at Garnand Funeral Home , 412 N 7th Street, Garden City, KS 67846

Condolences May be Posted To: garnandfuneralhomes.com