San Luis resident Leva E. Gurule, 63, passed away May 20, 2013 at the Presbyterian St. Luke Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Leva was born on February 4, 1950 in San Francisco, Colorado, the daughter of Juan B. Quintana and Aurelia Martinez Quintana. She was united in marriage to Alfirio Gurule on March 1, 1969. A Cosmetologist by occupation Leva enjoyed reading, gardening, cooking, attending family activities, especially the time she spent with family and friends. She was a member of the Grace Chapel in San Luis. Leva was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and sister who will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include her husband Alfirio Gurule of San Luis, CO; daughter Sharon (Randy) Manzanares of Albuquerque, NM; son Gerald (Christie) Gurule of San Luis, CO; grandchildren Sabrina Gurule. Jared Gurule of San Luis, CO; Brandon Manzanares of Albuquerque, NM; sisters Virginia (Harold) Vialpando, Doris (Scotty) Hendricks both of Colorado Springs, CO; Nancy (Danny) Rodriguez, Lenora (Lorenzo) Portillo both of Santa Fe, NM; Louella (Ron) Roybal of Los Alamos, NM. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Leva was preceded in death by her parents and one brother Wilbert Quintana.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Grace Chapel in San Luis. Interment will follow at the San Francisco Cemetery in San Francisco, Colorado. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Romero Funeral Home of San Luis.