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 Lazaro Antonio Garcia

Lazaro Antonio Garcia

El Salvador
Death 2 Jan 2011 (aged 43)
Preston, Pratt County, Kansas, USA
Burial Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
Plot C - 70 - 1
Memorial ID 100118937 · View Source
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Driver still missing in accident that killed Emporia man
Brandy Nance, The Emporia Gazette, 04 Jan 2011

Law enforcement in Pratt County are still searching for the driver of a vehicle that was involved in an accident Sunday that killed an Emporia man.

Lazaro Antonio Garcia, 43, of Emporia, is dead following vehicle accident in Pratt County Sunday afternoon. According to Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Mark Crump, Garcia was found seat belted in the passenger side of a 1998 Mazda pick-up. The accident occurred approximately 3:45 p.m. Sunday three miles north and three miles east of Preston on Northeast 110th Avenue in Pratt County.

The vehicle Garcia was in was traveling northeast on 110th Avenue when it approached a tree line and attempted to slow down. The driver lost control on the icy road and entered the field to the south rolling three times into a field.

Crump said the driver was not at the scene of the accident and a search of the area yielded no results. He said the Highway Patrol is following some leads in the case and outside agencies are helping as well.

The public is being asked to come forward with any information as to the whereabouts of the driver by calling Pratt County Crime Stoppers at (620) 672-3050.

Lazaro Antonio Garcia
(February 11, 1967 - January 2, 2011)

Lazaro Antonio Garcia, Emporia, died January 2, 2011 near Preston in Pratt County, Kansas as a result of injuries received in a one vehicle accident. He was 43.

Lazaro was born in El Salvador on February 11, 1967.

Surviving family members include: wife, Irma Mejia; son, Yovani Martinez, of the home; and daughters, Sandy Garcia, Alice Garcia, and Karla Garcia, all of the home; his mother, Alicia Garcia, El Salvador; and a granddaughter, Melanie Adams.

Mr. Garcia was a mechanic.

A service at the Patio Garden, Memorial Lawn Cemetery will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. conducted by Mr. Hector Sanchez, Chaplain, Mission La Esperanza. Interment will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Following the service at the cemetery, a memorial service will be held at the Grace United Methodist Church, South Avenue at Neosho Street, Emporia.

The family will receive friends at the Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home Friday evening, January 7, 2011 from 7:00 until 8:30.

A memorial has been established, and will be designated later, with gifts sent in care of the funeral home.




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lazaro Antonio Garcia (11 Feb 1967–2 Jan 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100118937, citing Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Becky Doan (contributor 46821009) .