In Memory of




Obituary for Ricardo "Richie" Prieto

Dateline: Garden City

Name: Ricardo "Richie" Prieto

Age: 36

Died: Tuesday January 30, 2018 in Lakin, Kansas

Born: September 21, 1981

To Leobardo Elias & Bertha Estela (Balderrama) Prieto in Garden City, Kansas

Marriage: Suzana Chavez on June 25, 2005 in Garden City, KS . She survives

Preceded in death by his maternal grandmother-Rosaura Balderrama & paternal grandfather Elias Josefina Prieto

Richie was born and raised in Garden City. He graduated from Garden City High School and later from Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland Kansas. He worked for Black Hills Energy for 7 years and most recently for Sunflower Electric for 3 years. His hobbies included caring for all things in God’s creations; family, beloved pets and animals, plants, and his ranch. He loved his family, wife, and girls and worked hard to provide them with joy, and the love of God he knew from a young age. His legacy lives on through his daughters. His infectious smile brought much love to family, friends, and co-workers. His passion, positive energy, and outlook on life inspired everyone.


Wife: Suzana Prieto of the home

Daughters: Jimena Alyna & Yulissa Victoria Prieto of the home

Parents: Leobardo & Bertha Prieto, Garden City, KS

Siblings: Leo Prieto, Kansas City MO

Lizet (Aaron) Ledesma, Shawne KS

Elias Prieto, Garden City KS

Grandparents Santiago Balderrama, Garden City, KS

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Uncles

Visitation will be 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Friday February 2, 2018 at Garnand Funeral Home and Mass of the Resurrection will also be Friday February 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm at St. Mary Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Prieto Children Education Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th St, Garden City, KS 67846

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