Efrain Garza Jr., age 61, passed away on July 21, 2020. Efrain was born on April 1, 1959 to Joyce Garza and Efrain Garza Sr. in Garden Grove, California. He is one of three children which include his sisters Paula Ortiz and Cindy Garza. Efrain grew up in Hawaiian Gardens, California and attended Artesia High School. After High School, Efrain became interested in cars and began working at Tom’s Radiator Shop for the next 20 years. During this time, he began his family and had five children with Stella Remijio which include Frank, Manuel, Vince, John & Cristina. In 2002, Efrain married his wife Juanita Garza and within a few years they moved with their five children to Mohave Valley, Arizona. Efrain began working at River Valley Air Conditioning and remained there until retirement at age 52. Efrain loved to fish, BBQ, and scratch lotto tickets on his porch where he spent most of his time. Most of all, he loved to be around his children, family and friends. He was always smiling, cracking a joke and having a good time. He left an impact on anyone he met. Efrain will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
The Garza family would like to extend their sincerest appreciation to all those who reached out during this time. A date for a Celebration of Life gathering for Efrain Garza Jr. will be announced at a later time.