Juanita Tarango

Posted 2 years ago

By Dianne


Juanita Tarango

Juanita Tarango, 68, of North Platte passed away to be with her Lord on May 31, 2013 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.
She was born on November 11, 1944 to Elisa Contreras and Tereso Medrano in Hillsdale, MI. She was united into marriage to Augustine Tarango on June 3, 1967. Juanita devoted her life to her Lord, family and friends. She loved embroidery, Spanish music and Mexican dancing.
She is survived by her husband, Augustine Tarango of North Platte; son, Augie (fiancé, Peggy Dixon) Tarango of North Platte; daughter, Vicky (Rodney) Smith of North Platte; mother, Elisa Medrano of North Platte ; brothers, Jesse (Annie) Medrano of Amana, Iowa and Joe (Patty) Medrano of North Platte; sisters, Maria (the late Fred) Nehls of Lincoln, NE, Lupe (Chuck) Duncan of North Platte and Mary Ann (Charlie) Rainwater of Pin Rose, CO; grandsons, Johnnie Moore Jr., Christopher Tarango, RJ Smith and Isaac Smith all of North Platte; numerous nieces, nephews and friends who she loved very much.
Juanita was preceded in death by her father, Tereso Medrano; daughters, Julie Ann Tarnago, Msg. Linda Ann Tarango-Griess; grandson, Antony Tarango; brother-in-law, Fred Nehls; and sister-in-law, Marilee Medrano.
Memorials may be made in her name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com.
Christian Wake Services will be 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2013 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with the Reverend James Golka as celebrant.
Cremation was chosen and those wishing to sign the memorial book may do so 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. today and Wednesday and from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.