Ezequiel “Zeke” Ledesma Jr., age70, died Oct. 21, 2020 at his home in Garden City, KS. He was born Aug. 5, 1950 the son of Ezequiel and Remedios (Bribiesca) Ledesma in Garden City, KS. Zeke was a lifetime Garden City resident. He married Alice Delgado on Dec. 18, 1969 in Garden City. He had worked in the beef packing industry. He and Alice owned “The Bar”.
His favorite hobby was fishing. One of his nephews will be forever grateful to him for teaching him to fish and the true meaning of the quote ”Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” He was a wonderful husband, father, brother, son, grandfather, but his greatest title was “Hero”.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Ledesma; children, Janel Ledesma, Ezequiel (Janelle) Ledesma III, and Hector Ledesma (Stana Rose); grandchildren, Ashley Bazan, Michael Bazan, Amanda Bazan-Nesbitt, Nicole Bazan, Dylan Bazan, Alyssa Ledesma, Zeke Ledesma, Zoe Rose, Autumn Ledesma, Aubrey Ledesma and Charlotte Ledesma; great-grandchildren, Emma Nesbitt, Kinlee Nesbitt, Olivia Wesley, Penelope Wesley and Harper Bazan; siblings, Regina (Jesse) Ledesma, Gerard Ledesma, Patsy Ledesma, Jesse Ledesma, Beatrice Ledesma and Roni Ledesma; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Robert Ledesma.
A Funeral Service will be held 1 p.m. Oct. 27, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church in Garden City, KS. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 2020 at Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. Seventh Street, Garden City, KS. The family suggests memorials to the Ezequiel Ledesma Memorial Fund in Care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Posted online on October 23, 2020