|Birth: ||Oct. 10, 1940, USA|
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 2008|
Sophie Margaret (Leyba) Christiansen, 67, of Pueblo West, Colorado, went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2008, at her home after a lengthy illness.
Sophie was “La Dolce Vita,” a great source of strength for her family and friends. She will be greatly missed.
Sophie was preceded in death by her father, Joseph; mother, Mary; sister, Martha; and eldest son, Joseph.
She is survived by her husband, Carl Christiansen; daughter, Tina (Ian) Land; sons, Ronald (Dana) Leyba, and Christopher (Margarita) Christiansen; grandchildren, Tiffany (Tina) Grant, Joseph Leyba, Jessica Leyba, Samuel Leyba, Olivia (Ronald) Leyba, Samantha Christiansen, Isabella Christiansen and Sophia (Christopher) Christiansen; great-grandchild, Izzabella Rose Leyba ; sisters, Betty Leyba and Joyce Leyba; brothers, Jake (Wanda) Leyba and Samuel Leyba; and numerous nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts.
Although Sophie spent most of her life in Salida, Colorado, she embraced Pueblo as her home, as her final resting place will be at Swallows Cemetery in Pueblo West.
Sophie was very thankful for all the care and love everyone gave her.
Arrangements are handled through Funeral and Cremation Care of Colorado, Pueblo West.
Created by: Dorothy J. Shadwell Wh...
Record added: Feb 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84520875
Sophia,God bless you in your heavenly home. You were such a special lady. What a great bunch of kiddos you raised. My fond memories is of Chris, as I use to pick him up all the time for Sunday School. I will always treasure those memories of him. Als...(Read more)|
Dorothy J. Shadwell Wheatley
Added: Feb. 25, 2012