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Obituary for Alifonsa Martinez Aldana

Alifonsa Martinez Aldana, 89, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. She was born January 23, 1928 in Mestiquic, Jalisco, Mexico the daughter of Refugio & Florencia (Robles) Martinez.
In 1944, Alifonsa married Ignacio Aldana in Mexico. They moved to Garden City in 1885 from Chgihuahua, Mexico and have lived in Garden City since. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City. A homemaker, Alifonsa enjoyed cooking, feeding people and her pets, canning peppers, Playing bingo, flowers, birds, dogs, jewelry, scratch tickets and attending garage sales.
Survivors include 4 sons Fortino Aldana of Greeley, CO, Juan Aldana of Garden City, KS, Isidro Aldana of Garden City, KS, & Uriel Ignacio Aldana of Garden City, KS; 6 daughters Rosalba Esqueda of Greeley, CO, Blanca Corral of Garden City, KS, Gloria Esqueda of Chihuahua, Mexico, Maria Jesus Aldana of Garden City, KS, Antonia Carrasco of Garden City, KS, & Ramona Elvira Ordones of Garden City, KS; a sister Isidra Escobedo; Many Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, and Great Great-Grandchildren. In all her family consists of 5 generations. Alifonsa is preceded in death by her husband Ignacio who died on November 30, 1995. She is also preceded in death by 3 children Rosa Maria Aldana, Jesus Aldana, & Santos Vega; 3 brothers; and 3 sisters.
A rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 also at St. Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Charles Seiwert as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday all at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City.