Ascencion Alvarez, 85, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on July 24, 2013 surrounded by her loving family and friends. Born on May 17, 1928 in East Chicago, Indiana, she was the daughter of Bonifacio and Romana. She was a true lady and was loved by everyone who met her. Ascencion was a faithful member of Sacred Heart\Guadalupe Parish, where she enjoyed going to weekly Mass with her sister.
Ascencion was preceded in death by her parents, Bonifacio and Romana Alvarez; stepmother, Tomasa Alvarez; and sisters, Esperanza Alvarez and Lorenza Cervantes. Ascencion is survived by her devoted and loving son, Andrew Alvarez; two grandsons, Emiliano Alvarez and Armondo Alvarez; one nephew, Louis Cervantes, Sr. who always called her mom, all of Kansas City, MO; three brothers, Jesse Alvarez (Zoila) of Santa Paula, CA, Gregory Alvarez (Lupe) of San Antonio, TX and Frank Alvarez (Mary) of Chicago, IL as well as many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 29, 2013 at Sacred Heart/Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 2544 Madison. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, 2201 Cleveland, Kansas City, MO. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to Sacred Heart/ Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.