The Norman Transcript

February 11, 2014

Lupe ‘Jane’ Garcia

The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Lupe “Jane” Garcia, 84, a retired sheet metal assembly work for mor than 25 years at Cessna, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.

Jane was a longtime and devoted member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She was a life member of Sheet Metal Assembly at Cessna. She enjoyed many bus trips and casino outings with her sister, Donna Duran (who survives her); the two were inseparable.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Vecenta and Julia Martinez; loving husband of 60 years, Julian “Joe;” son, David; five brothers and one sister.

She is survived by her son, Mike Garcia (Brenda) of Wichita, Kan.; daughter, Dr. Julia Irwin ( Dr. Derek) of Norman; son, aerospace engineer Dan Garcia (Susan) of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Donna Duran of Wichita; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Rosary will be 7:30 .pm. today. Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, both at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 145 S. Millwood, with burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to American Heart Association, 8630 E. 32nd Ct N, Wichita, KS 67226.

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Norman Transcript, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

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