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October 19th, 2019

olivia mendozaULYSSES – Olivia Mendoza, 80, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 at Western Prairie Senior Living in Ulysses. 

She was born Aug. 15, 1938 to Manuel and Josephina (Flores) Martinez in San Antonio. 

She marred Abel Mendoza Sept. 17, 1993, in Garden City. He survives.

She enjoyed dancing and was an avid bowler. She worked in nursing at High Plains Retirement Village in Lakin, and Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses. 

Survivors also include sons, Jose Musquiz, Del Rio, Texas, and Rudy Jacques, Tye, Texas; daughters, Linda J. Navarrette, Overland Park, and Jessica Sanchez, San Antonio; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one granddaughter.

• Funeral services took place Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ulysses with Reverend Aneesh Parappanattu, MSFS presiding. 

Burial took place at the Ulysses Cemetery in Ulysses. 

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