Margaret Garza

June 8th, 1924 to July 11th, 2007
Margaret "Maggie" Garza, 83, of Port Huron went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 11, 2007 in her nephew's home in Ortonville following a short illness. She was born June 8, 1924 in Luetta, Texas and has lived in the Blue Water area most of her life. Maggie retired from the J.C. Penney Company after 30 years of service. She was a life member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission where she provided the altar flowers for Mass. Maggie received the Juan Diego Award in the early 1990's from the diocese for her services. She enjoyed baking and loved her family. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Refugio "Cookie" Garza of Ortonville; nephew, Gregory (Ratchanee) Garza of Ortonville, nephew, Michael Garza of Ortonville; Niece Val Garza of Canton; Niece, Suzanne (Chuck) Richardson of Dearborn; niece, Corazon Delarmente of Arizona; great nephews, Pancho Garza of Arizona; Gary and Gregory Garza of California; Nick Garza of Canton; Karl (Elna) Richardson of Westland; great niece, Stephanie Richardson of Toledo, OH and great-great nephew David Richardson Of Westland. Preceding her in death are her parents, Francisco and Francisca (Villanueva) Garza; brother, Gregory Garza and nephew Frank Garza. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission. The Rev. Brian K. Cokonougher will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Visiting hours are 2 to 9 p.m. today in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. this evening. Memorials may be given to the Karmanos Cancer Institute. For guest book and information, please visit

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