December 10th, 2023

ernestina chavezHUGOTON – Ernestina “Tina” Chavez, 54, died Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Baptist St. Anthony Hospital in Amarillo, Texas. 

She was born April 6, 1968 to Filimon and Daria (Orozco) Marquez. 

She married Silvino Chavez Jan. 16, 1988. He survives.

She worked at McDonald’s for eight years before working in housekeeping at Stevens County Hospital. She also cleaned the Citizens State Bank. 

She enjoyed shopping, traveling with her husband and family, and listening to music. 

She was also a very good cook, and loved attending the activities of her children and grandchildren.

Survivors also include children: Adriana Alfaro and husband, Daniel, Hugoton, Janelle Molinar and husband, Cesar, Wichita, Josue Chavez and wife, Cassidy, Amarillo, Texas, and Sayra Rubio and husband, Abelardo, Waco, Texas; siblings: Balbina Rodriguez, Prisco Marquez, Juan Marquez, Nazaria Marquez, Bernardo Marquez, Alicia Marquez, Luis Marquez, and Maribel Coronilla; and four grandchildren: Daniella, Luis Daniel, and Diego Alfaro and Ace Chavez.

She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Janelle Chavez; and brother, Salvador Marquez.

• Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at Monte Santo Church in Hugoton, with Pastor Jorge Tinoco presiding. 

Burial will follow at the Hugoton Cemetery in Hugoton. 

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Garnand Funeral Home in Hugoton. 

Memorials are suggested to Pheasant Heaven Charities in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 920 E. 11th Street, Hugoton, KS 67951. 

Condolences may be left at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com