Tomas R. Abrigo Jr.

1/30/2013

Tomas R. Abrigo Jr., 59, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at his home in Garden City.

Tomas R. Abrigo Jr., 59, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at his home in Garden City.

He was born Sept. 14, 1953, in Granada, Texas, to Tomas and Clara Lewis Abrigo.

On Aug. 4, 1979, he married Marjorie Werner in Garden City. They lived in Garden City until 1985 and returned in 1987. He worked as an elementary special education teacher for both Garden City and Lakin school districts.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Abrigo of the home; a son, Aaron Abrigo and his wife Tarra Tyson of Garden City; a daughter, Amber Towns and her husband Delmer Towns II of Garden City; his mother, Clara Bono of Rye, Colo.; a brother, Tony Abrigo of South Texas; four sisters, Sondra Carver and Sally Gray, both of Rye, and Rose Zapata and Frances Mantalvo, both of South Texas; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father; two brothers, Michael Chada and Pete Abrigo; and a sister, Theresa Abrigo.

A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. A private family committal service will take place at a later date.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association, both in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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