Maria Isela (Delgado) Riggs, 55, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 in Chihuahua, Mexico.
She was born Sept. 18, 1963, in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico, the daughter of Esteban Delgado Aguirre and Leonor Payan Rodriguez.
Maria Isela married Antonio Martinez Yu on Dec. 9, 1980, and later divorced. She moved to the United States in 1996 and worked as a shelter advocate for Family Crisis.
She married Arnold D. Riggs on Dec. 24, 2009.
She is survived by her husband, Arnold Riggs of the home; her daughter and best friend, Elda Menjivar and husband Jose and their children, Jacqueline and Roman; son, Antonio and wife, Heather Martinez; son, Adam and wife, Kailey Riggs and their children, Tulsyn and Kraetyn and Trishel Riggs and Dan Lewis; siblings, Jose, Maria, Ramon, Monica, Sandra, Guadalupe and Ismael Delgado.
A Rosary will be held 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 and the funeral Mmass will be 10:30 am on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, both at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Eric Gyamfi officiating. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.
Burial will take place at a later date. The family requests memorials be given to the Maria Isela Riggs Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City. Condolences may be given at garnandfuneralhomes.com