DEERFIELD — Yvonne Amelia Rivas, 36, of Deerfield, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Salina Regional Medical Center in Salina.  

She was born June 25, 1981, in Garden City, to Leopoldo Munoz Sr. and Dora Grace Urteaga Munoz. She graduated from Deerfield High School. 

Mrs. Rivas worked for several years as a paraprofessional for Deerfield schools and had worked as a caretaker for her family. She was a member of Lakin Assembly of God, and she enjoyed shopping and attending her children’s sporting events.

On April 13, 2002, she married Noe Rivas in Deerfield. He survives. Other survivors include three children, Nathaniel Rivas, Avi Grace Rivas and Azaria Grace Rivas, all of Deerfield; her parents, Leopoldo Sr. and Dora Grace Munoz of Deerfield; and a brother, Leopoldo Munoz Jr. of Deerfield.

A prayer service will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Lakin Assembly of God. Funeral will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at Deerfield Cemetery.  

Visitation hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Lakin. Condolences may be posted at