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Dugan-Kramer Funeral Home & Crematory

3201 Ave. B, Scottsbluff, NE

OBITUARY

Juanita C (Flores) Mendoza

July 28, 1938April 5, 2020

With Photo Juanita C. Mendoza went to be with our Lord on April 5, 2020. She was born July 28, 1938 at St. Joseph Hospital in Alliance, Nebraska to Elena (Vargas) and Dionicio Flores, the oldest of 16. She grew up in Alliance and graduated from St. Agnes Academy. After graduating she entered into the convent for a short time. When she left the convent, she moved to Scottsbluff, NE where she met Adolpho Mendoza and later married him. To this union four children were born Laura (Chris) Weber of Hemingford, Anne (Tim) Wilcox of North Platte, Claudia Stark of Alliance, and Greg (Katrina) Mendoza of Lincoln. She was also blessed with 7 grandsons, 5 granddaughters, and one great-grandson. She will be welcomed with open arms by her parents, brothers-in-law Dee and John, sister-in-law Dixie, great-nephew Michael, and many more family members.

Juanita was a devoted mother, grandma, and sister. She always was there to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. She loved to cook! You could always hear her music playing loudly while she toodled around her house.

You may have known her as your friend, babysitter, care taker, personal chef, or house cleaner. No matter she took pride in everything she did. Her love for her family was immeasurable, and in her life God and family came first. Her Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Alliance with Father Tim Stoner officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery at Alliance. Memorials may be given to Sisters of St. Francis/Marian Residence c/o sister Jane 1104 Toluca Alliance, Nebraska 69301. Online condolences may be left at www.dugankramer.com The family would like to extend our gratitude to the staff of Monument Rehabilitation and Care Center for the care mom received while she was there. Everyone always had a smile on their face and a kind word for her.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Art Flores, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Tom Flores, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dan Flores, Honorary Pallbearer
  • John Flores, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mario Flores, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Rob Flores, Honorary Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • Sisters of St. Francis/Marian Residence

Services

7 August

Memorial Mass

10:00 am

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

916 Cheyenne Avenue
Alliance, Nebraska 69301

Memories

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Coly Moreno

April 14, 2020

My Sweetest Juanita,
Thank you so much for all the years of family friendship you gifted us. Thank you for always caring and loving my family. You were good friends with everyone.
I remember we would go with our parents Ventura and Juanita Moreno to visit your family at least once a week during the summer and autumn seasons. You were always happy to have us!
When I was 18 of age, you hired me to do your hair. And I was honored to do so. You looked radiant!
I thank the almighty that we had the opportunity to visit and spend time with you 2 years ago. We enjoyed visiting you very much!
We hugged, kissed, talked and promised to come back and see you soon..
You were an angel on earth. And now you are an angel in Heaven ♥️
We will always carry your righteousness teachings in our hearts.
We love you Forever~

Rowena Sowders

April 13, 2020

Juanita helped take care of my siblings and I through many difficult situations. She was a blessing and will be greatly missed.

Matt Steggs

April 13, 2020

Never a dull moment when we as kids were out on the field playing ball. Everyone knew when Greg was playing. Catching for him was the best, I can still hear her voice from the stands. Prayers to all of her family she was the best.

Helen McConnell

April 13, 2020

When I would go to volunteer wherever Juanita was she would be the one setting up the chairs and making sure everyone had a seat. I see those same caring traits in Laura and Claudia and I have no doubt that Anne and Greg are also aware of the needs of others and work to meet them. I know you all will miss her. May God wrap you in the warmth of your memories and comfort you with His perfect peace. Helen McConnell

Leah King

April 13, 2020

My condolences and prayers to the entire Florez and Mendoza families. Juanita was a a cheerful and caring lady and will be missed by many.

Bunny Saum

April 12, 2020

Very special lady who had a heart of gold and absolutely adored her kids and grandkids. She will be greatly missed. Sending prayers to all her family🤗❤💞

Rhonda Hashman

April 12, 2020

Many memories of Juanita cooking for baseball fundraisers. A giving person.

Caleb Shirk

April 12, 2020

She watched me for a few years good cook and a beautiful soul I hope she rests in peace.

Nelly Villarreal Moreno

April 11, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss. My most sincere condolences to the Mendoza Family. Mrs Mendoza was such a wonderful, sweet, caring person. A bilingual social worker who always helped the people of her community in Alliance,Nebraska. May she rest in peace.

Cathe McCaffrey

April 11, 2020

What a loving and dear lady....,I treasure my memories of her and her beautiful children, Laurie, Annie, Claudia, and Gregory, that I got to spend a year of fifth grade with as well as her sweet, dear grandchildren...My prayers to all of you and my love.... may God comfort you all with your treasured memories....

FROM THE FAMILY

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