Michael Cruz

4/9/2014

Michael A. Cruz, 23, of Garden City, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus in Wichita.

Michael A. Cruz, 23, of Garden City, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus in Wichita.

He was born March 19, 1991, in Garden City.

A lifetime resident of Garden City, he was employed by Cattle Empire. He enjoyed cooking and spending time with his friends and family.

Survivors include his fiancée, Alma Hernandez of Garden City; four children, Emiliano Hernandez, Donnaliee Hernandez, Analiza Cruz and Bella Cruz, all of Garden City; his father, Carl Cruz of Garden City; his mother, Amelia Lopez of Garden City; four brothers, Carlos Cruz of Garden City, Louis Cruz of Garden City, Eduardo Lopez of St. Augustine, Fla., and Manuel Moreno of Garden City; and a sister, Vanessa Lopez of Garden City.

A rosary will begin at 7 tonight at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Iglesia Luterana La Resurrecion in Garden City. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

Visitation hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences may be given at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.

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