Louise M. Avila Medina, 77
DEL NORTE — Del Norte, Colo. resident Louise “Lucita” M. Avila Medina, 77, passed away Oct. 14, 2009 at St. Mary Corwin in Pueblo. Lucita was born March 7, 1932 in Monte Vista the daughter of Fred Avila and Sinforosa Vasquez Avila.
She enjoyed collecting angels, cooking, reading, baking and spending time with her loving children and grandchildren.
Survivors include daughters Cindy (Alfred) Gallegos of Del Norte and Sara (Paul) Medina-Meeker of Greeley, Colo; sons Adolph (Ivone) Medina of Grand Junction, Colo., Joseph Medina and Gene Medina both of Del Norte; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; sister Martha Medina of Alamosa; brothers Vicente (Leah) Avila of Livermore, Calif. and Bernadino (Louise) Avila of Monte Vistaas well as by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Lucita was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ernest Medina, son Gary Medina and brothers Salomon and Adolpho Avila.
A funeral service will be held on Sat., Oct. 17, 2009 at 2 p.m. at Larriat Community Baptist Church in Monte Vista. Interment will follow at San Luis Valley Cemetery in Monte Vista.