DEL NORTE — Del Norte resident Sedelia “Sadie” Garcia, 62, passed away October 6, 2012 at her home under hospice care surrounded by her loving family.
Although she lived many years with illness, she never lost her spirit to smile and be happy. Sadie was born on November 4, 1949 in Del Norte, Colorado the daughter of Jose Abade Jaramillo and Juanita “Jennie” Sierra Jaramillo. She was a graduate of Del Norte High School.
She was united in marriage to Phil Garcia on June 29, 1968.
Sadie worked as a CNA at the Del Norte Hospital and as a Head Start teacher as well as a home health care provider and homemaker. She loved baking, cooking, entering chili contests where she won several times. She loved being with her family, being silly with her grandchildren, doing crossword puzzle books.
Survivors include her loving husband Filiberto Garcia of Del Norte, Colo.; her mother Juanita (Robert) Gonzales of Del Norte, Colo.; one daughter Christina Garcia of Del Norte, Colo.; sons Timothy (Judy) Garcia of Del Norte, Colo.; Ramon (Patsy) Garcia of Pecos, NM; Joaquin (Nydia) Garcia of Pecos, NM; nine grandchildren, sisters Kathy (Ron) Trujillo of Pueblo, Colo.; Marcella Jaramillo and Grace Gonzales both of Del Norte, Colo.; brothers Antonio (Kathy) Jaramillo, Johnny Jaramillo both of Del Norte, Colo.; Patrick Gonzales, Michael (Richele) Jaramillo, Alan (Linda) Gonzales, Guillermo (Genie) Gonzales and Joey Dean (Rose) Gonzales all of Monte Vista, Colo. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Sadie was preceded in death by her father Jose Jaramillo and one infant brother Gerard Jaramillo.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 7 p.m. at the Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church in Del Norte. A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10 a.m. also at Holy Name of Mary Church.
Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.