Felix Cruz , 79, died Thursday December 12, 2020 at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. He was born June 5, 1941 in Apaseo Nieves, Zacatecas, Mexico the son of Pablo Cruz and Teresa Gomez.
Felix met his future wife, Lidia Tellez in the local town plaza and married her in 1963. Together they worked hard to raise 10 children. He had worked on the killfloor in the meatpacking industry for many years. Felix enjoyed the role of head griller, listening to music, playing the accordion, singing, growing chile, tomatoes and other vegetables. Even though he was advanced in age he could be found still performing many household chores, including trimming the branches on his trees.
He is survived by his Wife-Lidia Tellez; Children-Fernando Cruz Tellez (Maria Ludivina), Ma de Las Nieves Cruz Tellez (Conrado Vital), Silvia Cruz Tellez (Jose Baranza), Elvia Cruz Tellez (Ramon Hernandez), Herminio CruzTellez (Alma Cruz), Anci Cruz Tellez, Maria Crisitina Cruz Tellez (Arnaldo Picazo), Lucio Cruz Tellez (Juanita Cruz), Jose Gabino Cruz Tellez (Karen Saldana) & Teresa Cruz.
Grandchildren-Martin Cruz, Fernando Cruz Jr, Roberto Cruz, Marisol Cruz, Ada Elizabeth Vital Cruz, Maria Patricia Vital Cruz, Valeria Vital Cruz, Dalia Vital Cruz, Yedith Barraza, Arleen
Barraza, Thaily Barraza, Dulce Salazar, Adelida Salazar, Luis Mario Salazar, Yandel Salazar, Herminio Cruz Jr., Ramiro Loera, Tiffany Loera, Joshua Loera, Hunner Loera, Cristina Picazo, Armando Picazo, Priscila Picazo, Brianna Picazo, Britney Picazo, Marcos Cruz, Samuel Cruz, Ximena Cruz, Jorge Cruz, Alberto Cruz, Isaac Cruz, Hailey Cruz, Jazmin Bella De Leon, Sebastian De Leon, David De Leon.
Numerous Great Grandchildren
A Funeral Mass will be held 12:00 pm Friday December 18, 2020 at St Mary Catholic Church with Father Jacob Schneider as Celebrant and will be broadcast live via the Garnand Funeral Home Facebook Page. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery. Visitation will be 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Rosary at 5:00 pm Thursday December 17, 2020 both at Garnand Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to the Felix Cruz Memorial Fund in Care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th, Garden City, KS. 67846. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com