Maria Guadalupe Garcia, of Waukesha, died on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at LindenGrove Health Care Center surrounded by her family at the age of 90.
She was born in Selma, TX on Dec. 12, 1921, the daughter of Laureano and Marianita (nee Mendez) Medina. Maria worked at Carroll University and Paul’s Metropolitan Restaurant. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
She will be sadly missed by her children, Lily (the late Loreto) Nunez, Juanita (Isabel) Barron, Albert (the late Paulette) Garcia, Jose (Iris) Garcia, Robert Garcia and Linda (Felix) Garcia-Martinez. She was the proud grandmother of 44 grandchildren, great-grandmother of 19 and great-great-grandmother of 5. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Sipriano Garcia, two infant sons and her brothers, Baleriano, Patricio, Jose, Pedro and Ignacio, and her sisters Francisa Campa and Maria Guel.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Avenue, Waukesha. Services continue on Friday, Feb. 24,, beginning with prayers at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. followed by a procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Avenue, Waukesha for the 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass. Father Bill Key will preside. Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.
If desired, memorials are appreciated to St. Vincent Waukesha County, S30 W24836 Sunset Drive, Waukesha, WI 53189. For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 262-547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.