Francisco Contreras

10/06/1959 - 03/08/2019

Francisco Contreras of Kansas City Missouri, passed away at the age of 59 on March 8, 2019 after a courageous battle with ALS ( Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Francisco was born en El Derramadero, Guanajuato, Mexico to Jose Contreras and Ma Guadalupe Olmedo. He was such a family man and devoted his life to his three daughters and his four-legged best friend Bobo. They were his world. Later in life, was given the greatest joy of being an abuelito to Maximiliano & Elias. Francisco began working in the United States at an early age working in many trades and eventually dedicating himself to the construction industry. Francisco was such the craftsman. There wasn’t something he didn’t know how to fix or build. In his world, there was always something to do. He enjoyed gardening his peppers, taking his dog for car rides, checking in on his brothers, watching boxing, playing poker and loved to fish. Francisco will be fondly remembered by family and friends as a loving, caring, and inspirational person. He had a big heart and there wasn’t a life he didn’t touch. He wasn’t Mr. Contreras if he wasn’t giving a life hack, life lesson and you can’t forget a mini lecture. He’s survived by his daughters Nidia Damian, Cristina Contreras, and Angelica Contreras. His grandchildren Maximiliano Contreras and Elias Damian. His mother Ma Guadalupe Olmedo Escutia, His siblings Salvador Contreras, Celia Ruiz, Isabel Guzman, Delfina Contreras Olmedo, Rosa Contreras Olmedo, Maria Contreras Olmedo, Rafael Contreras, Cruz Contreras, Jose Contreras. He is proceeded in death by his father Jose Contreras, Ma De Jesus Contreras Olmedo. Funeral Mass will be Friday, March 15th, 2019 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kansas City, MO. at 10:00 a.m. with burial to follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Raytown, MO. Visitation will be Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at Larkin & Garcia Funeral Care in Kansas City, KS. from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:00 p.m.

8 Responses

  1. Francisco Torres y Fam. says:

    Desde de lo más profundo de nuestro corazón les damos nuestro más sicero pesame a toda la familia. Deseando que Dios mande consuelo en estos momentos tan dificiles.
    Sinceramente,
    Familia Torres

  2. Kathy Bussey says:

    Your dad was such a great man. He was at every event that the girls were involved. He always had a smile to share.

  3. Bao Pham says:

    Hello Contreras family,

    I’m deeply sorry for the loss of your beloved father. I don’t know Mr. Francisco personally but I know that he raised a beautiful and kind family. I went to Holy Cross middle school with Angelica and his other daughters and I can say with confidence that they all were great and wonderful people. My condolences to the Contreras family.

    Blessings,

    Bao Pham

  4. GC Matson says:

    I considered Cisco a good friend. He was such a good man. My crew and I loved to work with him. He was always smiling. He was best known for tricking us into eating some really hot peppers! I don’t know anyone that knew Cisco that didn’t like him. He was truly a great man.

  5. Efrain V Ruiz says:

    Que el señor lo tenga en su gloria . Y mande resignacion para sus hijas y familia . Yo en lo personal tuve la suerte y bendicion de travajar con fransisco em mi primer travajo cuando apenas yo tenia 17 años . Siempre fue un señor muy bueno siempre tuvo una palabra agrabable para mi y siempre mantenia una actitud positiva . Aun. No puedo creer que se se nos adelanto en el camino. La ultima vez que lo vi fue en su casa ase mas de un mes se veia tan bien nunca pense que esa seria la ultima vez . Siempre lo recordare como una gran persona

  6. Tony and Lori Delg says:

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, during this difficult time. Love and hugs to everyone.

  7. Deb Brooner says:

    Cristina, I was so sad to hear of your Dad’s passing. I’m sure he will be sadly missed by you and your family. Thoughts and prayers for you during this time of loss and sadness.
    Deb Brooner

  8. Gloria Ramirez (Herrera) says:

    Nedia, Christina & Angelica,
    My sincere condolences on the passing of your father. I know how he really loved your girls & always wanted to protect you. He was strict w/your upbringing because his duty was to keep you safe w/n his power because of the world we live in. His love for his 3 daughters were unconditional. I know you will all miss him. Know that he is your angel in heaven looking down on his angels on earth. I’m sure he already has reserved your places right next to him. May our Heavenly Lord continuing to watch over you three & keep you safe. My love for you all. Gloria

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