|Birth: ||Oct. 4, 1924|
Rio Arriba County
New Mexico, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 13, 2009|
West Valley City
Salt Lake County
Our beloved mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend passed away peacefully surround by her family on July 13, 2009 at Pioneer Valley Hospital in West Valley City, Utah. She can now rest comfortably and watch over us. Heaven has a new angel. She resided at 4809 South Rockface Drive (2800 West) in Taylorsville, Utah at the time of her death.
Della was born on October 4, 1924 to Zacarias and Emilia Pacheco Sanchez in Ojo Sarco, New Mexico.
She was retired from Litton Industries. She was a kind, generous and loving person. She loved her family and adored her grand-children. Mom liked to travel to Las Vegas and St. George.
Della is survived by her daughters Anna (Mark) McMillian, Kaylyn (Todd) Smith; sons Rick (Lydia) Gonzales and Ron Gonzales; grandchildren Tiffany (Ken), Chris, Joe, Misty, Devon, Dylan, and Daiton, Jesse, Andrea, Brandi and Britne; great-grandchildren Bryson and Brayden; brother Abe; sister Olivama; and many numerous nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed and loved by all of us. Preceded in death by her husband Leo; parents; daughter Georganna; sisters Virginia, Sylvia, Lugarda; and brothers Max and Lee.
A Vigil Service will be offered on Sunday, July 19, 2009 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 4501 West Sams Boulevard (5215 South), Kearns, where a Holy Rosary will start at 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, July 20, at 10 a.m., also at the Church.
A private inurnment will be held for family members at Redwood Memorial Estates.
In keeping with her wishes a celebration of her life will be held in her honor at a later date where family and friends will be welcome to attend.
Published in the Deseret News on 7/19/2009.
Redwood Memorial Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Jul 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39613717