Maria Elena Negron-Padilla

Maria Elena Negron-Padilla, age 72, died August 29, 2020 at her home in Garden City. She was born August 18, 1948 in Queretaro, Mexico the daughter of Epigmenio and Ana Maria (Ramirez) Martinez. Maria Elena was born, raised and attended schools in Mexico. She met Joaquin Negron-Padilla, they courted and were married on December 11, 1971. She was a homemaker for most of her adult life.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her children, Josue (Andrea) Negron, Jessilyn (Joel) A. Negron-Appel, & Ricardo Negron; siblings, Griselda Martinez, Ana Rosa Martinez, Carlos Martinez, and Armando Martinez; eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Epigmenio and Ana Maria Martinez and siblings, Hector Martinez, and Angelica Martinez.

A Liturgical Service will be 4 pm Sept. 3, 2020 at Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City. Burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Maria Elena Negron-Padilla Memorial fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th, Garden City, KS. 67846. Condolences may be posted at

Posted online on September 01, 2020