Gelacia Guerrero, 86, Wabash, died at 5:13 am, Monday, July 8, 2019, at her home. She was born Nov. 21, 1932, in Mexico to Gumecindo and Anselma (Zuniga) Duarte.
She married Daniel G. Guerrero on April 24, 1952; he died Aug. 4, 2010. She was a homemaker and a member of the Wabash Congregation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. She enjoyed volunteer ministering and being with her family. Gelacia and Daniel moved to Wabash in 1975, coming from Monterrey, Mexico.
She is survived by eight children: Armando (Aurea) Guerrero and Carlos (Xandra) Guerrero, both of Wabash; Andrea (Eddie) Anderson of Knox; Ramon (Rebecca) Guerrero of Anderson; Maria (John) Corral of Wabash; Pascual (Linda) Guerrero of Michigan; Daniel Guerrero, Jr. and Alicia McKee, both of Knoxville, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren: Raquel Guerrero, Paul Guerrero, Carlos (Ami) Guerrero, James (Jenny) Guerrero, Xavier (Dajana) Guerrero, Jonathan Corral, Nathan (Erica) Anderson, Daniel Anderson, Linn (Loring) Guerrero-Justice, Erica Guerrero, Madisyn (Tyler) Knepfle, Iliana Guerrero, and Á́dian McKee; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Benito Duarte, and two sisters, Aurelia Faz and Francisca Mun͂os, all of Mexico.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her daughter Esperanza Garcia.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, July 13, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Benjamin Barker officiating. Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Jehovah’s Witnesses at jw.org.