Mary Frances Perez, 99, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Kearny County Hospital in Lakin.
She was born Nov. 28, 1918, in Yates Center, to Lee and Juana (Rodregus Ramirez) Beltran.
On Aug. 8, 1943, she married Mauro M. Perez in Garden City. He died Feb. 21, 1983. She also was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Martha Perez; four grandchildren; and seven siblings, Lola, Carmen, Annie, Manuel, Joe, Raymond and Christina Beltran.
A resident of Lakin for more than 65 years, Mrs. Perez had worked for the hospital, first as a cook and later as a dietician.
Survivors include her children, Raymond Perez, Anthony Perez, Virginia Garcia, Jane Perez, Rosalie Herrman, Phillip Perez, Lupe Fox, Martha M. Parker and David Perez; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandchild.
Rosary will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Lakin. Funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will follow at Lakin Cemetery.
Visitation hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Garnand Funeral Home in Lakin.
Memorials to the Mary Perez Memorial Fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 91, Lakin, KS 67860.