The Beautiful Garza Matas Family

Beloved husband and father, Steve Garza, unexpectedly passed away in his home Wednesday March 14th, 2018.
Steve leaves behind his loving partner of more than 25 years, Eustolia Matas, and their two beautiful children; Ricky 19, and Melissa, 13. As you can imagine-it has been incredibly difficult to navigate the grief and pain that comes from the devastating loss of the pillar of their family. Steve was their rock, always putting family first. He was hardworking and fun-loving and will be missed dearly.

Please join in me in offering our sincerest condolences to this wonderful family. The Garza Matas have been a huge influence in my daughter McKenna’s life for the last two years, as she and Ricky are high school sweethearts.  It is my hope that we can ease the financial burden that comes from losing someone so suddenly. This memorial fund will help to cover funeral costs, daily living costs, as well as moving costs, as the family must now move out of their home.  All donations, no matter the amount, are greatly appreciated.

Ricky has already assumed the roll of Man of The House. He currently works full time and attends college part time.  His mother and sister are his absolute top priority. Melissa, precious and beautiful, is in the 8th grade at the same charter school both my daughter’s attended.  My sincerest prayer is that the family is able to continue their lives with as much of a sense of security as possible, given this incredibly tragic circumstance.

I thank you, from the bottom of my heart for coming along side this family and showering them with love and prayers as they go through this difficult time.


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  • Joanne Leckliter  
    • $50 
    • 35 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 36 mos
  • carol & rick WILLIAMS 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
  • Kristy Lynn Leeper 
    • $20 
    • 37 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 37 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Crystal Johnson 
Oceanside, CA
McKenna Johnson 
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