Maria Del Refugio Garcia, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Alexian Brothers Hospital, Elk Grove Village, IL. She was born on January 3, 1938 to the late Juan Martinez and Albessa Almeida in Brownsville, TX.
She is survived by her five children, Maricela (Raymundo) Marquez, Juan Ignacio Garcia, Marvelia (Ben) Benayad, Refugio A. (Nohemi) Garcia, Daniel A. (Kathleen) Garcia; twelve grandchildren, Belicia, Leticia, Alexandra, Joey, Sammy, Adam, Fabiola, Margarita, Yousseff, Zane, Emily, Will; one great-grandchild Aubrey Bella; one brother Adolfo Mejia, and daughter in-law Mary Garcia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jose Solis Garcia, son Jose Garcia Jr., and her sister Dora Garza
A visitation is scheduled for Sunday March 1, 2020 from 1:00 until 5:00 PM at GEILS FUNERAL HOME 180 S. York Rd Bensenville, IL 60106. A Funeral Service is scheduled on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 10:00AM at GEILS FUNERAL HOME 180 S. York Rd, Bensenville, IL. Burial will follow at Arlington Cemetery, Elmhurst, IL.