Pete M. Guardado
Pete M. Guardado, 58, St. Joseph, died Wednesday, January 4, 2012 unexpectedly.
He was born July 17, 1953 to Pedro M. and Josephine G. (Lopez) Guardado.
Mr. Guardado married Deigh Dunning on January 7, 1972.
He worked as the meat market manager at Apple Market and was in the trade for 37 years.
He was a 4th degree member of Knights of Columbus 5067, Past Grand Knight and was active organizing the Memorial Mass every year. Pete served on the St. Francis Parish Council for two terms, a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, CCD teacher and a sponsor for married couples, all at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. He also was involved with prison ministry.
Pete loved working, whether it was his career, house, yard or church. He loved his family, grandchildren and everyone he came into contact with.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Louie; infant sister, Kathy; mother and father-in-law, Marvin and Delores Dunning.
Survivors: his wife, Deigh Guardado, of the home; two sons, Thad (Adona), Kansas City, Missouri and Brad Guardado, Prairie Village, Kansas; two grandchildren, Brynn and Jacob Guardado; brothers and sisters Juanita (Ralph) Cruz, Theresa (Gary) Wescott, Pauline Mejia, Raymond (Janet) Guardado, Carmen (Frank) Ellis, Delores Dyer, Anna (Ron) Reno, Mike (Lynette) Guardado, Lupe (Warren) Sparks, Bob (Barb) Guardado, Charlie (Donna) Guardado, Maggie (Marty) Schnabel, Frank (Kris) Guardado, Albert (Debbie) Guardado; brother and sister-in-laws, Alan and Kathy, David and Mary, Denney and Janet Dunning.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The Family will receive friends 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. Friday, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with a Parish Rosary at 6:00 P.M. The Family suggests memorial gifts to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, or St. Francis Xavier House of Bread or Prison Ministries c/o St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.