Xaia D. Velazco-Mans, 3, died Dec. 30, 2017, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. She was born Jan. 10, 2014, in Wichita to Alexis A Martinez-Velazco-Martinez and Lena Mans.
Xaia had an infectious smile and laugh and brought joy to all who got to know her. She loved her stuffed animals and toys, especially the ones that made noise. She had a special affection for her stuffed cat that meowed and purred. Xaia recently learned to stand and loved to stand and listen to her music. She also loved to swing, and it brought her great joy. She loved to be around people and shared her laugh and love wherever she went.
She is survived by her mother Lena D. Mans; father Alexis Alberto Velazco-Martinez; brother James “Jimbo” Mans; and sister Crimson Duncan-Mans. She also is survived by grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends, all who loved her very much.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at First Church of God at Broadway and Fairview in Newton with Pastor Clint McBroom presiding. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church and 9 a.m. until service time on Saturday.
Memorials are suggested to Lena D. Mans for expenses.
Petersen Funeral Home in Newton is in charge of arrangements.