Theresa Vasquez, 87, died Monday, April 30, 2018, at her home in Dodge City.

She was born July 21, 1930, in Lowe, to Felix and Rosa Ortiz Arteaga, and grew up in Garden City.

Mrs. Vasquez was a homemaker.

On Sept. 8, 1946, she married Victor Vasquez in Garden City. He survives.

Other survivors include three sons, Victor Vasquez Jr. of Grand Rapids, Mich., Raul Vasquez of Wichita, and Gilbert Vasquez of Arizona; two daughters, Rachael Fernandez and Mary Rose Vasquez, both of Dodge City; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jesse and Juan Arteaga, both of Garden City; and four sisters, Elvira Rangel and Margaret Otero, both of Garden City, Cathy Velasquez of Ulysses, and Ann Jenkins of Edmond, Okla.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Tony Arteaga.

Vigil service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dodge City. Funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at Greencrest Cemetery in Dodge City. 

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Swaim Funeral Chapel, Dodge City.

Memories may be shared in the guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com. Memorials are suggested to the Theresa Vasquez Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home.