Robert “Bob” Mendoza

Downing & Lahey East Mortuary.

Robert "Bob" Mendoza

Wichita - March 11, 1948 - September 7, 2021

Robert Mendoza, 73, compassionate and devoted husband and father, retired Cessna employee, was born on March 11, 1948 in Winfield, KS, and passed away on September 7, 2021 in Wichita.

Robert is survived by his wife, Carol; his daughters, Amy Mendoza Welch of Euless, TX, Rachel Banning (Jeremy) of Wichita, Marcy Mendoza-Garcia (Matthew) of Hutchinson; step-children, Jeff Maddox of Wichita, Darcy Lescher (Rob) of St. Louis; sisters, Linda Guild (Gordon) of Fort Myers, FL and Christina Rhoades (James) of Fort Worth, TX; brother, Manuel Mendoza (Cathy) of Haysville; 8 grandchildren, Scotty and Jarrett Welch, Victor Peroo, Dylan Banning, and Mateo Garcia, Sadie Maddox, Ezra and Coral Ellette; and many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Rodrigo and Marie (Serrioz) Mendoza; and his granddaughter, Mia Banning.

Vigil with the family will be held on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at 7:00 pm, at Downing & Lahey East Mortuary. Robert's Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, September 13, 2021 at 10:30 am, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Committal will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery (610 S. Vassar) in Wichita.

Memorials have been established with Catholic Charities, 437 N. Topeka St., Wichita, KS 67202; St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 3642 N. Ridge Rd., Wichita, KS 67205.

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Posted online on September 09, 2021