Garcia resident, Estrella Mary Vazquez, passed away September 28, 2013 at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs surrounded by her loving family.
Estrella was born on June 26, 1943 in Garcia, Colorado the daughter of Flaviano Manchego and Viola Madrid Manchego. Estrella worked at Colorado Aggregate for many years. Estrella was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and sister who enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, taking care of her mother, and being with her family.
Survivors include her husband Ricardo L. Vazquez of Garcia, CO; one son, Donald (Arabella) Vazquez of Colorado Springs, CO; one grandchild, Alexander Vazquez of Colorado Springs, CO; three sisters, Shella (Thomas) Trujillo of Taos, NM; Patsy (Arturo) Vigil of Colorado Springs, CO; Adelina Alkinson of Washington, OK; five brothers Ronnie (Tammy) Manchego of Garcia, CO; Johnny, Jimmy Manchego both of Colorado Springs, CO; Lawrence (Betty) Manchego of China Springs, TX and Jose (Helen) Manchego of Colorado Springs, CO. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Estrella was preceded in death by her parents Flaviano and Viola Manchego, one sister Marbella Romero and one brother Leon Manchego.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Garcia, Colorado. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Garcia, Colorado. Interment will follow at the Garcia Cemetery in Garcia, Colorado. Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Antonito.