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Maria A Garcia

April 8, 1953 — February 25, 2023



Maria A. Garcia, 69, of Crookston, passed away Saturday evening February 25, 2023, peacefully at home with loving family by her side. 

Maria was born in Laredo, Tx. On April 08, 1953, the daughter of Sabas and Aurora (Valero) Garcia.  She grew up in Laredo and attended Martin School in Laredo, Tx.  Maria moved to Crookston with her children in 1994, she built long lasting friendships with neighbors, coworkers, and transportation services.

Maria kept busy with working early mornings at McDonalds, her day wasn’t complete without spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and close friends.  In her pass times you would find Maria working on crossword puzzles, Lateria (Mexican bingo) and home interior decorating.

Maria is survived by her children, Dianna (Chris) Molina, Dilworth, MN; Juan (Sara) Gonzalez, Laredo, TX; Sylvia Garcia Maxwell, Texas; Cecilia Garcia Trudeau, Crookston, MN; Gerardo Garcia, Crookston, MN; Carlos Garcia, Moorhead, MN; 11 Grandchildren and 7 Great-grandchildren.  Sisters Ester Garcia, Laredo, TX; Leticia Lopez, Dilworth, MN; brother’s David (Lourdes) Garcia Laredo, TX; Pablo (Celia) Garcia, Lockhart, TX; Rogelio (Elida) Garcia, Dilworth, MN; and Fernando (Elizabeth) Barrientos, Laredo, TX. 

Maria was preceded in death by her parents Sabas and Aurora Garcia, brothers; Elifonso, Sabas Jr, Rey, and Antonio Garcia, sisters; San Juana Hernandez, and Rene Martinez.

The Family would like to give a special Thank you to Hospice of the Red River Valley, especially Lynn and Cherrie, and also to Tri Valley Transportation Bus Driver Ray.  Every day they mom’s day a little bit brighter.

The Funeral services for Maria Alberta Garcia will be held at 3:00pm Thursday March 2, 2023 at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception in Crookston, with Father David Baumgardner, officiating.  Visitation with Maria’s family will be for one hour prior to service.  To View a livestream of the funeral, go to Maria’s obituary at and click on the prompt to view.


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Thursday, March 2, 2023

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