ULYSSES — Julio Ronquillo, 67, of Ulysses, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.

He was born April 12, 1950, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to Ignacio and Urbana (Hernandez) Ronquillo.

He grew up in Santa Elena, Chihuahua, Mexico, and has lived in Ulysses since the 1980s. He worked for WT Contractors since moving to Ulysses.

He is survived by his wife, Elia Armida (Mendoza) Ronquillo of the home; sons, Julio Jr., of Texas, and Orlando, Ivan and Jorge, all of Ulysses; daughters, Irasema of Arizona, and Sonia of Texas; brothers, Ernesto and Sergio; a sister, Eva; and 11 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and five brothers, Juan Manuel, Gilberto, Oscar, Isidro and Ramon.

Vigil service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday and funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ulysses. Interment will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.

Memorial contributions may be given to Julio Ronquillo Memorial Fund, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.