Friday, December 22, 2006 Pueblo Chieftain
Carmen V. Jimenez, 84, passed into the arms of her Lord and loved ones on Dec. 20, 2006. Carmen was born in Segundo, Colo., on Aug. 22, 1922. She met and married her one true love, Pedro "Pete" Jimenez, in 1947, then moved to Pueblo. Carmen was a homemaker and was employed at the Holiday Inn. Carmen was known for her homemade sopa and loved working in her flower garden, and as a child, loved hearing Spanish stories that her father would read to her. Carmen was preceded in death by her husband, Pedro "Pete" Jimenez; parents, Maria Gavina Gomez Gonzales and Feliz Manuel Gonzales; daughter, Martha Balk; brothers, Feliz Gonzales Jr. and Raymond Gonzales. She is survived by her sisters, Nettie Roman, Jessie Maestes, Margret Carrillo (Jesus), Irene Cereceres, Madeline Almaguer, Virginia Solis (Johnny); sons, Leonard Jimenez (Patricia), David Jimenez, George Jimenez; and daughters Gloria Jimenez (Bill Rael), Isabelle Blasewitz Crouse (John "JP") and Rita Jimenez; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel. Rosary, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, with Msgr. Mark Plewka, celebrant. Both services at Holy Rosary Church, 2400 W. 22nd. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward. com.
1917–2006 (m. 1947)
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