As of Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Maria Mendoza Garcia, 69, of Sunnyside died on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.
A 38-year resident of the Yakima Valley, she was born in Michoacan, Mexico.
She is survived by her husband, Luis Garcia of Sunnyside; five sons, Ramon Garcia, Jose Garcia and Luis Garcia Jr., all of Sunnyside, Gerardo Garcia of Phoenix, Ariz. and David Garcia of Las Vegas, Nev.; and four daughters, Rosa Garcia, Olivia Lepez and Maria D. Garcia, all of Sunnyside and Maricela Alvarez of Yakima.
Viewing and visitation will be held Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, from 1 to 8 p.m., with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7 p.m. at Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Granger, with graveside services to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.
Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.