Maria Mendoza Garcia, 69, of Sunnyside died Thursday. Mrs. Garcia was born in Michoacan, Mexico, and had lived in the Yakima Valley for 38 years.
Survivors include her husband, Luis Garcia of Sunnyside; five sons, Ramon Garcia, Jose Garcia and Luis Garcia Jr., all of Sunnyside, Gerardo Garcia of Phoenix, and David Garcia of Las Vegas; and four daughters, Rose Garcia, Olivia Lepez and Maria Garcia, all of Sunnyside, and Maricela Alvarez of Yakima.
Viewing will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday, with recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m., all at Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Granger. Graveside services will follow in Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.