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People’s Funeral Chapel

501 North Douty Street, Hanford, CA

OBITUARY

Lucia Rivera Garza

July 6, 1933February 6, 2020

Lucia Rivera Garza, age 86, died with family by her side at Adventist Health Hanford Hospital on Thursday February 6, 2020. Lucia was born in Clint, TX on July 6, 1933 to Francisco Rivera and Micaela Martinez. Lucia and family moved to California at the age of 4. Lucia dropped out of school in the 2nd grade to help the family earn a living.

Later in life she met Raymond Garza and the two were married in 1957. Lucia was primarily a homemaker but also attended beauty college. Lucia was a graduate of CNA school and worked at Hacienda nursing facility as a CNA for 5 years.

Lucia is survived by her son, Raymond Garza and son Robert Garza (spouse Regina Haney). She has 6 grandchildren; Royston Garza, Matthew Garza, Jessica Harless, Aleah Juhnke, Celina Romero and Aaron Juhnke. She also has 8 great grandchildren. She is also survived by siblings; brother Simon Rivera (Spouse Dominga), brother Narciso Rivera (Spouse-Evangelina), brother Juan Rivera (Spouse-Gail), sister Valentina Pena (Spouse-Armando), sister Antonia Rivera (Spouse-Willie), brother Gomesindo Rivera, brother Estevan Rivera, brother Guadalupe Rivera, & brother Alberto Rivera (Spouse-Anita), in addition to many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 33 years, daughter Susanna Juhnke and siblings, brother Pablo Rivera (Spouse-Eutikia), brother Jacinto Rivera (Spouse-Angelina), & brother Sylvestre Rivera.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to Golden 1 Credit Union in the name of Lucia Garza. ~ Routing #: 321175261, Acct #: 2349643

Services

24 February

Funeral Service

10:30 am

Koinonia Church

12536 Hanford-Armona Road
Hanford, California 93230

Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery; 11680 S. 10th Avenue, Hanford

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Gail Rivera

February 16, 2020

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February 16, 2020

Gail Rivera

February 16, 2020

Gail Rivera

February 16, 2020

Maria Rivera

February 16, 2020

Hello my name is Maria Rivera her nince remember every family gatherings attend I was growing up enjoy her company she is sweet lady called aunt she amazing person met always ask me how school ask and make sure stay out of trouble? Miss her dearly sad never got chance talk or see her say one last word? I love you Tia Lucia ti amoro tia Lucia may rest in peace with the lord.