Anita Garcia, 85, of North Port, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
She was born Dec. 17, 1928, in Texas, to Refugio and Gregoria Gonzalez.
Anita married Francisco Garcia in 1946 in Dilley, Texas, and they were migrant farmworkers who traveled between Texas and Michigan.
Anita is survived by her siblings, Francisco and Irma, Carmen, Gregorio and Aurora, Jesus, Jose and Maria, Jesusa and Manuel Sanchez; children, Tina Meloche, Maria Francisca, Raul, Hilda and Don Muxlow, Efrain and Susan Garcia, Juana Kipper, Maria Alicia Garcia, Roy and Tresa, Diana Murphy, Jesusa Banes, Jose, Marina Garcia, Eddy and Kelly and Ron; 80 grandchildren; and 60 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her children, Eugene Meloche, Calvin Cook and Edna Garcia; and siblings, Regulo, Carmen and Louis Valenzuela.
For online condolences, please visit www.mckeenorthport.com.