Antonito resident Lazaro Rabago, 78, passed away April 25, 2013, at the Conejos Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Lazaro was born December 22, 1934, the son of Aurelio Rabago and Maria Vasquez Rabago. Lazaro was united in marriage to Ida Gonzales on July 24, 1969 in Antonito. Lazaro was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, brother-in-law and friend, he enjoyed riding in the mountains, gardening, working with his animals and spending his time with his family and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife Ida Rabago of Antonito, CO; daughters Annabel Rabago of Pueblo, CO; Connie Rabago and Patrick Bradshaw of Brighton, CO; Edith Rabago of El Paso, TX; sons Cristobal Rabago of Leadville, CO; Raul R. and Elana Rabago of Antonito, CO; grandchildren Christopher Rabago, Patrick Bradshaw, Reynaldo Rabago, Brandon Voyles, and Davian Rabago; sister Juanita Rabago of Grand Prairie, TX; Jacobo and Teresa Rabago of DeSoto, TX; Fortunato Rabago of Durango, MX. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Lazaro was preceded in death by his parents Aurelio and Maria Rabago and two brothers Manuel and Pedro Rabago.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at 7:00 PM at the Romero Funeral Home in Antonito, another Rosary will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 also at 7:00 PM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos. Interment will follow at Los Cerritos Cemetery in Manassa. Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Antonito.