Obituary: Anita Luna

Anita Luna, lifelong resident of Sedgwick, 89, passed away Friday, May 6, 2016, at her home.

She was born on March 15, 1927, in Sedgwick, the daughter of Miguel and Anastasia Medina Luna. Anita graduated from Sedgwick High School in 1947.

For many years, Anita was a housekeeper and caretaker in the homes of Lyle Congdon and Raymond Bert. She worked as a C.N.A. at the Sedgwick Health Care and Nursing Home for 18 years and continued to volunteer there until she was 82.

She enjoyed taking care of people and visiting with everyone, along with quilting. Anita and her sister Lyla were featured on a segment of Larry Hatteberg’s people on KAKE-TV. Anita was a longtime member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and very active in the Altar Society

She is survived by her sister, Nellie Luna Chavez with whom she lived, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Anita was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Victor, Longino, Martin, Rito; and sister Micaela “Lyla,” all of Sedgwick.

Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, with the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, both at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Newton. Her final resting place will be at the Hillside Cemetery in Sedgwick.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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