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Virginia Arlene Diaz

Joe Denoyer - July 8, 2024 10:57 pm

Virginia Arlene Diaz, age 70, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Saturday, July 6, 2024, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. She was born May 21, 1954, in La Junta, Colorado, the daughter of Phillipe and Florence (Muniz) Guerrero.

Virginia lived in Colorado before moving to Johnson and settling in Ulysses. She worked at Grant County Feeders for 38 years. Virginia married Esteban Diaz on October 4, 1973, in Syracuse, Kansas. She enjoyed being with her family, playing cornhole and lotteria, and barbequing.

Virginia is survived by her husband, Esteban Diaz, of the home; children, Lisa Marie Carrillo and husband, Felipe, of Odessa, Texas, Connie Monzon and husband, Adrian, of Garden City, Kansas, Esteban Diaz, Jr. and wife, Estibali Garcia, of Ulysses, and Jose Diaz and wife, Alena, of Odessa, Texas; 21 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Jessie; and sisters, Berta, Barbara, Frances, Chrissy, Bernie, Lori, Cindy, and Sophia.

Virginia is preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Phillipe Guerrero.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 11, 2024, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. Funeral service will be Friday, July 12, 2024, at 10:00 AM at Emmanuel Ministierio with Pastor George Devora officiating. Interment will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery. Arrangements are in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at

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