MILLER — Christine L. Garcia, 56, of Miller, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at the Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital, Miller.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Friday at the First United Methodist Church, Miller with the Rev. Mark Johnsen officiating. Burial will be in the G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller at a later date. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Reck Funeral Home, Miller.
Christine (Chris) Louise Slunecka was born on May 9, 1957 to Robert and Doris (Morris) Slunecka in Redfield. She graduated from Miller high school in 1975.
On May 9, 1981, she married Angel Garcia.
She enjoyed music, movies, raising livestock, being outdoors, gardening and home improvement projects. She was honored at the 1999 Hand County Relay for Life.
She is survived by Angel Garcia of Orlando, Fla.; son, Xavier (Mariah) Garcia of Miller; three grandchildren; parents, Robert and Doris Slunecka of Miller; two siblings, Kay Lynn Burnham of Highmore and Brenda (Bill) Becker of Redfield; nieces and nephews, Chandra Burnham (Bryant Larson) of Kansas City, Kan., Tyler Burnham of Dallas, Texas, Vanessa (Jason) Vacanti of Omaha, Neb. and Damon Becker of Redfield.
She was preceded in death by her paternal and maternal grandparents.
Reck Funeral Home of Miller is in charge of arrangements.
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