Maria Antonia Garcia
October 21, 1942 - November 11, 2020
Maria Antonia Garcia, 78, of Deshler, Ohio passed away Wednesday evening, November 11, 2020 at her daughter’s residence in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
She was born October 21, 1942 in Eagle Pass, Texas to the late Thomas and Victoria (Ybarra) Flores. On September 25, 1960 she married Jesus S. Garcia and he preceded her in death on November 13, 2008.
Antonia was a hard working woman and she retired in 1994 from the Consolidated Biscuit, McComb, Ohio. She previously worked at Tem-Cole Radish, McClure.
In her community she was known for cooking, especially her famous tamales that she offered for to friends and neighbors. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting, traveling, and fishing. Her house included beautiful gardens and a great deal of her pride was in her rose bushes. Her family will forever remember her faithfulness, her generosity, her love for her grandchildren, her beautiful, friendly smile and her personal blessings upon them whenever they would leave a visit.
She is survived by her children, Jesus (Valerie) Garcia, Jr., Burlington, North Carolina; Senon (Shirley) Garcia, Findlay, Ohio; Deanna (Jared) Wadley, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Linda Garcia, Deshler, Ohio; Raynaldo “Ray” (Anne) Garcia, Defiance, Ohio; 16 grandchildren, Matthew Garcia; David (Kayla) Garcia; Glen (Sherine) Tate; Joey (Shelley) Romero; Bobby (Crystal) Romero, Jr.; Nick (Melissa) Arredondo; Crystal Romero; Jordan Wadley; Devin Wadley; Anthony Hill; Gabby Garcia; Harper Pelf; Dylan Hale; Gavin Hale; Breckin Hale; Brynn Hale; 19 great grandchildren, Saige; Noah; Amaya; Moses; Mia; Elijah; Zachary; Gabriella; Silas; Gracin; Nemo; Zeek; Gracie; Brielle; Enoch; Issac; Brexley; Mia; Alice; brothers, Thomas (Debra) Flores; Armando (Dora) Flores; Alejandro (Josephina) Flores and Adolfo (Juanita) Flores.
She was also preceded in death by a son, David Garcia and a brother, Alfredo Flores.
Private services will be held for the family at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Art Niewadomski officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband and son at Woodlawn Cemetery, Deshler.
Memorials are suggested to American Heart Association. Condolences and messages can be left for the family at www.feehanrodenbergerfuneralhome.com. Cards or donations can be mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 196, Deshler, Ohio 43516.
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