Juan Garcia, age 59, of Ottawa, Kansas, died Saturday, August 28, 2010. He was born on Thursday, November 2, 1950, in Ottawa, Kansas, the son of Eddie and Amelia (Garcia) Garcia.
He was a lifelong resident of Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas.
Juan graduated from Ottawa High School with the class of 1969.
He was employed thirty-four years for the Street, Bridge and Alley Division of Public Works for the City of Ottawa. He served as a reserve from 1975 to 1977 for the Ottawa Police Department and 1977 to 1985 for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Church and Aerie Lodge #2700, Fraternal Order of Eagles, both of Ottawa.
On January 10, 1976, Juan was united in marriage with Deanna Lynn “Dee” Bronson in Miami, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death October 1, 2000.
He is survived by his: Daughter-Angela Jones of Ottawa, Kansas; Son-Errik Johnson of Williamsburg, Kansas; Son-Jason Martinez of Ottawa, Kansas; Son-Jesse Garcia of Ottawa, Kansas; Son-Juan J. Garcia of Ottawa, Kansas; Son-Joseph Garcia of Ottawa, Kansas; Sister-Anna Robertson of Ottawa, Kansas; Grandchild- Zak Johnson; Grandchild- Abigail Garcia; Grandchild- Hunter Garcia; Grandchild- Koryn Garcia; Grandchild- Tristan Martinez and Grandchild- Trenton Martinez.
He is preceded in death by his: Wife-Dee Garcia on October 1, 2000; Father-Eddie Garcia on December 26,2006 and Mother-Amelia Garcia October 10,2005.
SERVICES: A Funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church in Ottawa at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 3, 2010.
IN STATE: Mr. Garcia will lie in state at the Dengel & Son Mortuary in Ottawa from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, and 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday, where a Rosary will be said at 6:30 Thursday evening followed by family and friends visitation from 7:00 to 8:00.
CEMETERY: Princeton Cemetery in Princeton, Kansas.
MEMORIALS: The family suggests memorial contributions to Juan Garcia Memorial Fund, c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067.