Margarita Nunez Rodriguez

Margarita Nunez Rodriguez, age 64, died Dec. 9, 2020 at The Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita, KS. She was born Nov. 25,1956, the daughter of Demetrio Nunez Saavedra and Maria Refugio Rodriguez Martinez in Ameca, Jalisco, Mexico. Margarita married Gerardo Escalera Cervantes on May 10, 1980. He preceded her in death on July 11, 2018. She had lived in California before moving to Garden City, KS, in 2016.

She is survived by her daughters, Margarita Medina and Guadalupe Nunez; four grandchildren; mother, Maria Refugio Rodriguez Martinez; and siblings, Emilio Nunez, Humberto Nunez, Maria Elena Nunez, Francisco Nunez, Julian Nunez, Jaime Nunez and Beatriz Nunez. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her father.

A Funeral Mass will be held 1 p.m. Dec. 14, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church and will be broadcast live via the Garnand Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will be 12 -8 p.m. with a Rosary at 5 p.m. Dec. 13, at Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th Street, Garden City, KS. The family suggests memorials to the Margarita Nunez Rodriguez Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at

Posted online on December 11, 2020