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Obituaries

MOISES S

MOISES S. GARCIA SR.

Moises “Moy” S. Garcia Sr., 74, of Mabton died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at Sunnyside Community Hospital.

He was born May 29, 1930 in Monterrey, Mexico to Maria De Los Angeles (Silva) and Crecencio Garcia. On Oct. 30, 1954 he married Noemi Trevino at Little Field, Texas. Following their marriage they moved to the Mabton area, where they made their home until the time of his death. Moises started his trucking business in 1960. He retired due to his illness.

He cherished time spent with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by four daughters, Norma Trevino Garcia of Mabton, Gloria Alaniz and husband, Martin Sr., their children, Josephine (Josie), Martin Jr. and Michael, and his (great-grandchildren), McKenzie, Onika and Freddie III, all of Grandview, Martha Alicia Vidales and husband, Roberto Sr., their children, Roberto Jr., Jessica and David, all of Sunnyside and Rita Trevino Garcia of Yakima; three sons, Moises Garcia Jr. and wife, Maria, their children, Andrea, Nikki, Anissa and Asante, all of Yakima, Chris Garcia of Mabton and Joey Garcia and wife, Norma G. Garcia, their children, Erika and Samantha, all of Sunnyside; granddaughter, Cynthia Garza and husband, Rene, their children (great-grandchildren) Rebecca, Jaime, Daniel, Adrian, Rene Jr, Nikolas and Reesah, all of Granger; grandson, Mario Garcia and wife, Daniela, their children (great-grandchildren) Mario Jr., Valerie, Victoria and Dajia, all of Yakima. He is also survived by two brothers, Andres Garcia Sr. of Sunnyside and Reyes “Rey” Garcia of Rickreall, Ore.; five sisters, Pauline Alvarez, Lupe Ramirez, both of Independence, Ore., Maria Lopez of Pharr, Texas, Josefina Hernandez of Fresno, Calif. and Juanita Baltazar of Sleeping Eye, Minn.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Noemi Trevino Garcia; his parents, Maria De Los Angeles and Crecencio Garcia; one daughter, Josefina Garcia; two sons, Guadalupe Garcia and Joe Garcia; and one brother-in-law, Pablo Ramirez.

Viewing and visitation will be held Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, from 3 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 6 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at 11 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Grandview, with burial to follow at Mabton Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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