Obituary: Marie E. Garcia

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April 22, 1947 – January 23, 2019

information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home

Marie E. Garcia (nee Garbe), age 71 of Orland Park, Illinois, formerly of Lansing, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

Marie is survived by her beloved husband Gerard Steven Garcia, Sr. Loving mother of Stephanie Marie (Daniel) Petrich and Gerard Steven (Kerry) Garcia, Jr.; cherished grandmother of Steven Nayman, Bradley Nayman, Jeffrey Nayman, Cameron Nayman, Samantha Garcia, and Grand Dog Seabrook. Devoted sister of Harold (Marlene) Garbe, Kathleen (James) Barnitz, and Maryann Swisher. Marie was preceded in death by her loving parents Harold and Stephanie Garbe.

Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, from 3:00 to 8:00pm at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, beginning with 9:30am closing prayers at the funeral home, then processing to Our Lady of Knock Church, 501 163rd street, Calumet City, Illinois, with Father Patrick Lyons officiating. Marie will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, Illinois.

Marie was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed shopping and spending time with her grandchildren. Marie was loved by many, and she will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Marie’s name to the American Cancer Society.