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Lucia "Lucy" Ruiz

March 2, 1951 — June 19, 2023

Lucia "Lucy" Ruiz

Lucia "Lucy" C. Ruiz, 72, of Liberal, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2023 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal

She was born on March 2, 1951 to Aristeo Cardenas and Monica Zubia at Rosales, Chihuahua, Mexico

Lucy had worked as a Custodian for USD480 from 2006 to 2018 before retiring. Lucy loved to sing and play her guitar; she would continually watch YouTube guitar tutorials to help her learn more on her instrument. She also enjoyed cooking and visiting with her family & friends. She was an active member of the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Liberal.

Lucy is survived by her Three Daughters, Martha Elena Ruiz of Liberal, KS, Adriana Ruiz of Liberal, KS, Ana Laura Ruiz of Odessa, TX; Two Sons, Miguel Angel Ruiz of Reno, NV, Edmundo Ruiz of Albuquerque, NM; Eleven grandchildren, Samuel Mendez, Ana Gabriela Lopez, Crystal Mendez, José Ángel Lopez, Alexis Ruiz, Miguel Ángel Ruiz, Daniela Hermosillo, Raymond Ruiz, Mikayla Ruiz, Adrian Rivera, Ana Lucía Quintana; Four great grandchildren, Liam Oliver Lopez, Aaliyah Esparza, Mileena Ruiz, and Elena Mendez; her sister Paula Cardenas and five brothers Cruz Cardenas, Rumaldo Cardenas, Ausencio Cardenas, Agustin Cardenas and Manuel Cardenas.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Aurelia Cardenas.

Visitation will be 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm Wednesday, June 21, 2023,  at Miller Mortuary, Liberal, Kansas.

Rosary will be 9:00 am Thursday, June 22, 2023, at the St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with the Funeral Mass to follow at 10:00 am.

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Recitation of the Rosary

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Starts at 9:00 am (Central time)

St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (Funeral Mass)

1100 E 1st St, Newton, KS 67114

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (Funeral Mass)

1100 E 1st St, Newton, KS 67114

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