Center resident Sandra June Fernandez, 59, passed away April 1, 2014 at the Rio Grande Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Sandra was born on January 9, 1955 in Agua Ramon, Colorado, the daughter of Jim Duran and Tillie Trujillo Duran. Sandra was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend who enjoyed going gambling, playing cards, but above all she cherished the time she was able to spend with her family and friends.
Survivors include her daughters Jackie Romero of Center, CO; Angela Fernandez of Alamosa, CO; sons Joseph (Angela) Montoya, Julian Duran and Aaron Duran all of Center, CO; twelve grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, sisters Frances (Lamberto) Hernandez of Center, CO; Lillian Maldonado of Pueblo, CO; Charlene Duran of Center, CO; brothers Richard Duran and Daniel (Della) Duran both of Center, CO; Marcelino Duran and Rudy (Philomena) Duran both of Pueblo, CO. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Tillie Duran, husband Roman Fernandez, two brothers Gilbert Duran and Joe Duran and one sister Mercy Martinez.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM at St. Francis Jerome Catholic Church in Center, Colorado. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 10:00 AM also at the St. Francis Jerome Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Agua Ramon Cemetery.
The arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista.