Juanita Nita Flores-Card, 85, St. Joseph, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020.

She was born December 27, 1934 to Bardomiano and Maria (Cordero) Flores in Atchison, Kansas.

Nita graduated from Atchison High School in 1952.

She married Fred Card in April 1971. They had two daughters. They divorced in October 1975.

Nita had many jobs, including main control technician for the Buchanan County Sheriffs Department.

She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, where she was a Eucharistic minister, a member of Altar Society, the sewing circle, and choir.

Nita enjoyed singing, being involved with the church, spending time with family and especially her grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Andrea Sanchez, Marie Jiminez, Barbara Lister; brothers, Manuel Flores, Joseph Flores, Viviano Flores, and Celestine Sal Flores.

Survivors include daughters, Annette Murphy (Dale) and Carla Card; sister, Irma Flores; grandchildren, Noah Hughes, Shianne Huninghake (Mike); great-grandson, Brayden Nicholson; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Celebration of life 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Parish rosary to follow, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Childrens Tumor Foundation, https://join.ctf.org/team/288823. Guestbook and online obituary www.simplifyfunerals.com. As published in the Atchison Globe.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.