Antonio M. “Tony” Guajardo, 55, Great Bend, passed away at his Great Bend home on Tuesday evening, Feb. 19, 2013. Antonio was born on Dec.11, 1957 at Devine, Texas to Juan and Maria (Munoz) Guajardo. He graduated from Greeley West High School in Greeley, Colo., and lived most of his life in the Devine, Texas area until moving to Great Bend two years ago. Tony was employed by Hertz Rent-a-Car and Smith Security in San Antonio, and since coming to Kansas, was employed at the Kwik-Shop in Great Bend. One of Tony’s hobbies was leatherworking.
Survivors include two brothers, Salvador and wife, Mary Guajardo of Greeley, Color. and Jose and wife, Rita Guajardo of Devine, Texas; four sisters: Lucy and husband, Ray Ramirez of Waverly, Iowa, Virginia and husband, Ambrosio Leora of San Antonio, Texas, Margarita and husband, Roy Evans of Devine, Texas, and Rosa Burroughs of Great Bend; his aunt, Cruz Rodriguez in Arizona; many nieces and nephews. Antonio was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers (Juan and Cruz Guajardo) and one sister (Ester Deere).
Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Charter Funerals in Great Bend. Further services and inurnment will be held in Texas at a later date. Cremation has been chosen, and there will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials are designated to the Antonio M. “Tony” Guajardo Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left and a full obituary notice may be viewed at http://www.charterfunerals.com/obituary/chgb.
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Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Feb. 22, 2013