Mary Bertha Garcia died at home Dec. 26, 2016, at the age of 88.
She was born May 27, 1928, to Hennan and Matilda Schad in New Albany, Indiana.
She married William “Zeke” Garcia in 1948. They made their home around Montana and settled in Livingston in the late 1950s. They traveled after retirement and spent time in Arizona before settling in Helena. Mary was a beloved homemaker, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.
She sewed thousands of “Teeny Tears” bereavement diapers for hospitals and was a talented knitter and woodworker.