In memory of

Anna M. Garcia

Jun 3, 1975
Oct 26, 2021

Obituary

Anna M. Garcia, aged 46, of Salem, Oregon, passed away at 9:30 AM, Tuesday, October 26, 2021. She was born in Corvallis, Oregon, on June 3, 1975, to Andres Prado Garcia and Patricia Lynn Crosby. She also had 2 brothers, Andres John Garcia (Andy), and from her paternal side, Agustin Prado Garcia.

Anna had 4 kids, Maria (Sissy) Felipe, Andres (Martin) Felipe, Michael (Gordo) Felipe, and Teresa (Chacha) Ibarra. She was always a warm-hearted mother and a warrior who always did everything for her kids. Of course, she had the help of her family and always kept her brother Andy close. Anna had faced lots of immersive roadblocks in her journey, but she never gave up and did everything in her life for her kids. She even made a few more motherly connections to her children's friends and opened all her doors to those who wanted it from her. Anna made sure always to tell the ones she loved how much she cared for them and never missed the opportunity to show how much she was proud of every one of them.

In February 2012, Anna was promoted from mother to grandmother (Nana) to her first grandson Xavier Felipe, son of Maria Felipe. Throughout this new journey, she made sure to be the best Nana she could be to Xavier. In late 2017, she was a renewed grandmother to her first granddaughter, Elanni Felipe Ortiz, daughter of Andres Felipe and Maria Ortiz. Andres and Maria gifted her a second grandson, Royce Felipe Ortiz, in 2019. She named her grandbabies as the head of the thrown in her household and said they were perfect in her eyes.

Her father (2005), mother (2015), and brother, Andy Garcia (2021), preceded her in death.

While Anna was alive, she loved to color and do crossword puzzles in her spare time. She also loved to make people laugh with the best jokes and at every opportunity she could. Her favorite card game was Uno ever since Anna was a little girl. Before her mobility issues, she liked to cook home cook meals for her friends and family. She was also determined to be the best grandmother to all her grandbabies and loved every moment she had with them.

Memorial service will be on the 20th of November 2021 from 1-3 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Keizer, Oregon. Please help us remember and keep Anna Garcia alive in our memory. May she fly high in peace with the Lord.

Service Information

Memorial Service
Saturday November 20, 2021 1:00 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
1375 Lockhaven Dr NE, Keizer, OR 97303

Messages of Sympathy

  1. Christina Castillo says:

    Anna lived down the street from us and we went to grade school together. She was alway kind to others and a joy to be around. We exchanged messages occasionally these past few years and she said how much I made her laugh. I’m grateful to have had the opportunity. She was a sweet, gentle soul.

  2. LeeAnn Parker says:

    I have known Anna and her family since she was in kindergarten. I loved her bright smile and joy for life. She is now with her loving family.

  3. Britta Weitman says:

    I remember Anna from grade school. She was always cheerful and kind. I pray for comfort for her family and send my heartfelt condolences.

  4. Amy Parker Mangelson says:

    Anna has been a. Right smile in my life since kindergarten. Her whole family has blessed my life. May she rest peacefully.

  5. Staff of Johnson Funeral Home says:

    Thank you for trusting Johnson Funeral Home with her arrangements.

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