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Obituary for Joel Neave DeLaRosa

Joel Neave DeLaRosa, 67, died Friday September 27, 2019 at Harry Hynes Hospice in Wichita, Kansas. He was born the son of J. Socorro Neave and Maria Guadalupe DeLaRosa Neave in Nieves, Zacates, Mexico on February 4, 1952.
Joel was born and raised in Mexico before coming to Garden City in 1975. He worked for Monfort for over 20 years before retiring in 2002. He first married San Juana Lira-Vega and later Adelaida Niave. He enjoyed listening to music, dancing and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a Brother-Guadalupe Neave DeLaRosa.

Survivors include

Adeliada Niave of Lenexa, Kansas
San Juana Lira-Vega of Nieves, Zacatecas

Irma (Niave) & Jeffrey Diehl of Shawnee, KS
Martin Niave & Bree Jerome of Rifle, Colorado
Pablo Lira-Neave (Carmen Dozal) of Wichita, KS
J Cruz-Neave & Myria Cruz of Dallas, TX
Maria De La Nieves-Neave & Estephan Hernandez of Dallas TX

11 Grandchildren & 7 Great Grandchildren

Martin Neave DeLaRosa of Zacatecas, Mexico
Pilar Neave DeLaRosa of Zacatecas, Mexico
Jose Neave DeLaRosa of Zacatecas, Mexico
Regina Neave DeLaRosa of Zacatecas, Mexico

Rosary and Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Monday September 30, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Jacob Schneider officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery. Friends may call from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm Sunday September 29, 2019 at Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City. Family suggests Memorial to The Jose Neave Memorial Fund in Care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at

Arrangements by Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th Street, Garden City, KS 67846