ELKHART — Miguel Palacios Martinez, 67, died Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.

He was born June 22, 1951, in Durango, Mexico, to Feliciano and Adela (Martinez) Palacios.

He grew up in Mexico and moved to Elkhart in 1997. He married Manuela Portillo in 1975 in Mexico. He was a farmer.

Survivors include his children, Carmen Palacios of Elkhart, Miguel Angel Palacios of Mexico, Maria Guadalupe Palacios of Mexico, and Martha Julieta Palacios of Mexico; brothers, Pedro Palacios of Texas, Juan Palacios of Elkhart, Angel Palacios of Colorado, and Isaias Palacios of Elkhart; sister, Amanda Palacios of Mexico; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Manuela, in 2017.

Funeral service will be 4 p.m. Friday at First Church of God in Elkhart. Interment will follow at the Elkhart Cemetery.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart.

Memorials may be given to the Miguel Palacios Martinez Memorial Fund, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.