|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1927|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 2010|
El Paso County
Center, Colo. resident Andrew O. 'Tano' Garcia, 82, passed away Feb. 14, 2010 at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. Andrew was born March 22, 1927 in Center, Colo. the son of Fulgencio Garcia and Senovia Trujillo Garcia.
He was a Korean War veteran in the United States Army. Andrew was a member of the VFW Post 8899 of Center. He enjoyed reading, studying culture, geography, fishing, camping, doing puzzles and going gambling.
Survivors include four daughters Violet (Arnold) Trujillo of Durango, Mona Garcia, Diana (Vail) Twite and Sherrie (Fernando) Flores all of Center; four sons Dennis (Nadine) Garcia of Albuquerque, N.M., Charles Garcia (Susanna Gallegos), Frank (Marcella) Garcia both of Alamosa and Mitchell Garcia of Center; fourteen grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; three sisters Elva (Salvador) Rivas of Clifton, Loyda (Robert) Maez and Mary Duran both of Center; three brothers Edward (Esther) Garcia of Center, Harold (Helen) Garcia of Pico Rivera, Calif. and Jose (Maida) Garcia of Clifton, Colo. as well as by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Andrew was preceded in death by his parents, wife Pauline Garcia, son Tracy L. Garcia, grandson Marcos Garcia, two sisters Lena and Grace Garcia and two brothers Levi and Pilar Garcia.
A prayer service will be held on Fri., Feb. 19, 2010 at 7 p.m. at Center Assembly of God Church. A funeral service will be held on Sat., Feb. 20, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Center Assembly of God Church. Interment will follow at Center Assembly of God Cemetery in La Garita with full military honors. Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.
La Garita Cemetery
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Feb 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48577850
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