Juan Pablo Moreno, age 92, died peacefully surrounded by a family who loved him on May 18, 2019 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He was born on July 12, 1926 in Hivenia, Coahuila, Mexico, the son of Esiquio and Maria Manrique De Moreno.
He worked as a farmhand throughout Texas. Then arriving in Garden City in 1966 he worked for various employers, Farmland Beef, and the City of Garden City. Of all his jobs he often said his best bosses were with Valley View Cemetery. Upon his retirement he continued his lawn service until he was 84. He took pride in ending each day tired, knowing he had worked hard and was productive with the day God had given him.
On August 6, 1949, he married Elva Garza Moreno in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She survives.
Other survivors include:
Six Children Juan Jose Moreno of Garden City, Kansas
Jesus Garza Moreno of Augusta, Kansas
Juan Pablo Moreno of Wichita, Kansas
Marco Antonio Moreno of Garden City, Kansas
Aaron Garza Moreno of Garden City, Kansas
Norma Icela Plummer of Bartlesville, Oklahoma
One Sister Maria Barbara Moreno de Reyes of Matamoros, Tamaulipas,
27 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 11 siblings; two sons, Jose Guadalupe Moreno and JoseLouis Moreno; one grandson, Caleb James Moreno.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City, Kansas at 2:00 p.m.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 - 8:00 on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Price and Sons Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the Juan Moreno Memorial Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St. Garden City, Kansas 67846.