In Loving Memory

Aurora G. Aranda

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July 16th, 1941 - July 8th, 2012


Wednesday, July 11th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Charter Funerals,
501 W. 6th Ave,
Emporia KS 66801


Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 10:00 AM

St Catherine's Catholic Church,
205 So. Lawrence,
Ks 66801


Aurora G. Aranda, 70, passed away at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kansas on July 8, 2012. She was born July 16, 1941 in Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Alberto and Sanjuana (Cantu) Guerra. Aurora had been living in Emporia for the past 39 years coming from Tamp, Mexico.

She had been married to Jesus C. Aranda for 52 years. She was a member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. She had been employed by Tyson for 18 years.

Survivors include her husband; sons, Jose H. Aranda, Martin Aranda, Rigoberto Aranda, Oscar Aranda of Emporia and Jesus Hector Aranda of Wichita, Kansas; daughters, Fidelfa Gomez of Emporia and Silvia Aranda of Missouri City, Texas; one brother Esequiel Guerra of Emporia; two sisters, Janie Toledo of Brownsville, Texas and Julia G. Amarro of Houston, Texas; and 18 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Manuel and Romelo Guerra and a son Jose Aranda who died at birth.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Charter Funerals-Emporia Chapel, 501 W. 6th Avenue, Emporia from 6:00-8:00PM. The Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday, July 12, 2012 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Father Oswaldo Sandoval will be the Celebrant. Cremation has taken place.

Family requests Memorial Contributions be made to St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and be sent in care of Charter Funerals, 501 W. 6th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas 66801. Condolences may be sent online at

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