Obituary of Willimay Garza
Age 65, at rest, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 15, 1952 in Middlesborough, KY to the late John and Margaret (nee Gohner) Baker. Willimay spent her professional career in the maintenance department at Oak Park High School. She enjoyed her outings to the casino with her children.
Willimay is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Ray Garza; two children, Jeannine (Paul) Garza and Renee (Russ) Rateike; four grandchildren, Michaelray Jordan Garza, Richard Ray Garza, Robert Joseph Garza and Raina Marie Garza; one great-grandson, Richard Jon Garza; one brother, Alfred (Harriett) Baker; and sister-in-law, Marcella Baker. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded by her parents and one brother, John Erwin Baker.
A memorial gathering for Willimay Garza will be held Monday, September 18, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Fred C. dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet, IL. As it was her wish, cremation rites have been accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated. For more information, please call 815-741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com