Ramon Ramirez, 71, of Garden City, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. 

He was born May 18, 1947, in Parral, Durango, Mexico, to Cornelio Ramirez Salgado and Otilia Ramirez Medina. He attended schools in Mexico and later obtained his GED in the United States.

A U.S. resident since 1983, Mr. Ramirez worked as a custodian at USD 457 for 27 years.

Survivors include his siblings, Juan Ramirez of Garden City, and Magdalena Silva Ramirez of Wichita Falls, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Antonio Ramirez, Rosario Ramirez, Evaristo Ramirez, Luis Ramirez, Saturnina Ramirez, Ignacia Cruz, Victor Ramirez and Pedro Ramirez.

Rosary will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City. Funeral Mass will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the church. 

Visitation hours are noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. Memorials to the Ramon Ramirez Memorial Fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.