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Ingeborg B.  Garcia

Obituary for Ingeborg B. Garcia

April 21, 1931 - August 1, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 88


Ingeborg B. Garcia, age 88, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019 in San Antonio, TX. She was born on April 21, 1931 to her parents, Alfred and Agnes Baese in Berlin, Germany. She met her husband Colonel Roberto R. Garcia during the occupation of Berlin after World War II. He was serving in the U.S. Army and she was working on the military base. They fell in love, married and she moved to the United States as a war bride. During her husband's military career, they were stationed in several states and Panama. Ingeborg had 5 children: four girls and one boy. Upon her husband's retirement from the military, they settled in San Antonio, TX where he had grown up and still had family. While primarily a loving wife and mother, in the late 1980's, Ingeborg owned and operated a small but successful café, the Toll Haus, in downtown San Antonio. She raised her children to be strong, passionate and stalwart in knowing right from wrong. She was beautiful, kind, and loving and taught them how to be independent, brave and mischievous. Over the course of her life, she supported many charities, participated in Meals on Wheels and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America. Ingeborg B. Garcia was preceded in death by her husband, Colonel Roberto R. Garcia and her youngest daughter, Paula Garcia. She is survived by her daughters, Gloria B. Garcia, Victoria R. Smith and Isabel B. Garcia (husband Scott Sanders); her son Robert B. Garcia (wife Nancy Cavender Garcia); her granddaughters Lacey Mies (husband Daniel Mies), Lorah Kassai (husband David Kassai) and Kylie Garcia; and great grandson, Gaberial Goentzel as well as relatives in Germany, India and across the United States.

will be held at Porter Loring Mortuary located at 1101 McCullough, San Antonio, TX 78212 as follows:


VISITATION: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
EULOGY: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
ROSARY: 7:00pm



Deacon Carlos Marquez will officiate the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ft. Sam Houston Memorial Detachment or Meals on Wheels – designated for Grace Place Alzheimer's Activity Centers.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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