Hope Velasquez

Hope Maria Velasquez

Sunday, August 4th, 1929 - Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Hope Maria Velasquez, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the San Luis Care Center on Monday May 13th, 2019.

She was born in Fort Garland Colorado on August 4th, 1929 to Adolph Sr & Josephine (Atencio) Martinez. She worked for over 30 years in the nursing field. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She was a woman of strong faith and enjoyed reading her bible daily. She will be dearly missed by her family & friends.

She is proceeded in death by her parents and husband Enrique “Henry” Velasquez Sr, and brothers Adolph Martinez Jr, Dale Martin.

She is survived by her sister Mary Jane Crites, children Rose Ann (Joseph) Ortiz, Henry (Karen) Velasquez Jr, Mike (Eleanor) Velasquez, & Paul (Betty) Velasquez. Her grandchildren Matthew (Kim) Velasquez, Joshua (Antonia)Velasquez, Steven Velasquez, Audra (Sean) Velasquez, Jacob (Amber) Velasquez & Benjamin Velasquez. Great-grandchildren Alejandro, NayLani, Lana Velasquez, Kailynn King, Maleah & Kaleah Velasquez, Raleigh & Jared Velasquez & C.J. Nix, Jerry Dennis (Dawnia) Smith. Her niece Evelyn (Leonard) Smith as well other nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday May 18, 2019 at the Blanca-Fort Garland Community Center. A private family burial will follow services in the Trinchera Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to the San Luis Valley Health Oncology and Infusion Center and may be made in care of the funeral home office. To express condolences, please visit
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    Saturday, May 18th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, May 18th, 2019 11:00am
    Blanca/Ft. Garland Community Center
    17591 East Highway 160
    Ft. Garland, Colorado 81123
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  • Interment

    Trinchera Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Fort Garland, Colorado 81133
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Cheryl A. Montoya

Posted at 10:54am
Henry , Roseanne, Mike , Paul and faniliy. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Grandma Hope was an amazing women. She will be missed. Rest in Peace Grandma Hope.

MAFO, Inc.

Posted at 12:35pm
On behalf of the MAFO Board of Directors and CEO, Lalo Zavala
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