Theresa Stafford

Theresa Stafford, age 89, died Nov. 7, 2020 at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City, KS. She was born Dec. 6, 1930 in Pittsburgh, PA. She was a longtime waitress at the Luau Inn & Café. She enjoyed watching TV and collecting figurines.

Survivors include three daughters, Debbie Darke of Pennsylvania, Marcy and husband Roger Vassar of Pueblo, CO, and Theresa Stetson of Ft. Worth, Texas; seven grandchildren Tracy Torres, Johnny Torres, Theresa and husband David Carr, Robert Anderson, Mercedes Vassar, Courtney Vassar, Brian and wife Stephanie Reiss; and seventeen great-grandchildren Devon Torres, Ricky Bailey Jr., Dee’Anna Torres, Johnny “JJ” Torres, Ari’Anna Torres, Trae Torres, Benjamin Carr, Steven Carr, Destinee Carr, Isabella Carr, Miranda Carr, Mozelle Carr, Fianna Reiss, Cooper Reiss, Brexian Martinez, Alex Martinez, and Lanay Martinez; and two great great grandchildren. Theresa is preceded in death by her parents and two daughters, Linda Sharlene Vassar and Dorothy Eileen Perez.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 13, 2020 at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City, KS. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City, KS. There will be no calling hours. Condolences may be given at

Posted online on November 10, 2020