SanJuana “Juanita” Diaz, 65, died Sunday May 27, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

She was born Jan. 27, 1953, in Belen del Refugio, Jalisco, Mexico, to Donaciano Gomez and Petra Rodriguez.

She married Angel Diaz in 1972 at Belen Del Refugio. He survives.

Juanita had lived in Garden City since the late 1990s.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Lorena Diaz of Brush, Colorado, and Gustavo Diaz, Juan Diaz, Karina Diaz and Eagaly Diaz all of Garden City; siblings, Guadalupe Gomez, Refugia Gomez, Francisca Gomez, Mariano Gomez , Teresa Gomez, Jose Gomez, Roberto Gomez and Antonia Gomez, all of Mexico; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and infant son, Joaquin Diaz.

Rosary will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, with funeral Mass following at 5 p.m., all at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City.

Visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Garnand Funeral Home.

The family suggests memorials to St. Mary Catholic Church. Condolences may be posted at