Maria de Jesus Gonzalez

COLDWATER - Maria de Jesus Gonzalez, 76, died Sept. 15, 2020 in Wichita, KS. She was born April 20, 1944 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX the daughter of Salvador and Guadalupe (Jaramillo) Calzada. She married Jose T, Gonzalez on July 16, 1977. He died Aug. 18, 1990.

Maria and her husband started their family in Nebraska in 1978 and moved to Garden City, KS., in 1983. Most recently she was a resident of Pioneer Manor in Coldwater KS. She had various employers in Finney County, having worked at PSSI and The Red Baron. She enjoyed cross stitching, cooking, dancing, and listening to music. She loved and cherished her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her children-Mary Varela and Jose A. Gonzalez; grandchildren-Yeni Burciaga, Carlos Guevara Jr., Mark Anthony Guevara, Karla Guevara, Adelaida Varela and Camila Gonzalez.

A private family funeral and burial will take place at a later date. The family suggests memorials to the Maria de Jesus Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th, Garden City, KS 67846. 620-276-3219 Condolences may be posted at

Posted online on September 18, 2020