|Birth: ||Jul. 11, 1933|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 2012|
Gonzales — Loretta J. Gonzales, 79, Antonito, Aug. 17. Romero, Alamosa.
Tuesday, Aug 21st, 2012 Valley Courier
ANTONITO — Antonito resident Loretta M. Gonzales, 79, passed away August 17, 2012 at the Conejos County Hospital.
Loretta was born on July 11, 1933 in Antonito, Colorado the daughter of Juan F. Mondragon and Josefine Chacon Mondragon.
Loretta was a retired educator of 30 years. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who enjoyed camping, sewing, cooking, and the Santa Fe Opera. She enjoyed the time she spent with her children and grandchildren immensely.
Survivors include her husband Felix H. Gonzales of Antonito, Colo.; children Felix Edward Gonzales of Fort Dodge, Iowa; Clara (Ruben) Espinoza of Albuquerque, NM; Emily Gonzales of Hernandez, NM; Christine (Sam) Armijo of Denver, Colo.; Denise Gonzales and Elizabeth (Anthony) Sanchez of Albuquerque, NM and John (Rose Marie) Gonzales of Arlington, Virginia; 14 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren , one brother Louie (Barbara) Mondragon of Antonito, Colo. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Loretta was preceded in death by her parents and one sister Mary Louise Blea.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, August 24, 2012 at 10 a.m. also at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Conejos. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.
Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Antonito.
Juan Francisco Mondragon (1906 - 1993)
Josephine Maria Chacon Mondragon (1905 - 1959)
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Vaughan Mavir
Record added: Aug 18, 2012
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