Alex Jo Duarte, 7, of Gardner, KS passed away peacefully on September 6, 2014 in the loving arms of her mom and dad at her home.
Alex was born June 11, 2007 in Overland Park, KS to Ricky and Ashley Duarte. She was raised in Gardner, KS and attended Madison Elementary. Alex was a big sister, a member of the Girl Scouts, played soccer and was a dance student at Top Performance. She attended New Life Community Church in Gardner, KS. Alex’s bright personality, beautiful smile and contagious laugh will be missed dearly by family and friends but will remain in our hearts forever.
Alex is survived by her parents and brother, Dexter, all of the home; along with many grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins who loved her dearly.
. A Celebration of Life will be held on September 11th at 5:30 pm at New Life Community Church, 17935 S Moonlight Rd., Gardner, Kan. 66030. Memorial Contributions may be made to Ricardo Duarte or Ashley J Duarte. Arrangements by: Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, Kan. 66030 (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at