LA JARA — Valley resident Lydia E. Munoz, 71, passed away on January 31, 2013 in La Jara. She was born on May 29, 1941 in Denver, Colorado. She loved spending time with her family, especially children, grandchildren and her great grandchildren. She was a very loving, caring and giving person and she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her spouse of 20 years Alfonso Velasquez of Alamosa, her children; Charles (Patricia) Cooper of Alamosa, Colorado, Melinda (Howard) Smith-Cooper of Alamosa and Lonnie Cooper of Alamosa, her grandchildren; Christopher Lopez, Solomon Lopez, Brian Cooper, Devin Cooper, Matthew Cooper, Rose and Levi Howell and family, Cutter Cooper, Dylan Cooper, Yolunda Phillips and adopted grandchild Andrea Trujillo, her great grandchildren; Jayden Jones, Sean McKinney, Madison Clementyne Lopez and Jeweliette Lila Rose Owens along with her adopted great grandchildren Marc Trujillo and Maia Trujillo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her son Clyde Cooper and daughter LaDonna May Cooper.
Cremation was selected and a private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist with expenses. Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa is in care of the arrangements.