George E. Large, Beloved father, grandfather, and friend to many, passed away peacefully on December 19, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born in Los Sauces, Colorado, of the San Luis Valley January 16, 1935.
George was a lifelong resident of Alamosa and the San Luis Valley. After graduation, he was self employed and got married. His five children from this marriage all live in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Chris Large, Maria Large, Rebecca Lujan, Catherine Gonzales and Georganna O’Brien. A Second marriage resulted with two additional sons, both residents of Alamosa; Paul and JoJo Large (deceased). Thirty grandchildren and great-grandchildren will miss their grandfather, along with numerous extended family members and dear friends.
A Celebration of Life Service will take place Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 11:00 A.M-1:00 P.M at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Alamosa located at 1407 State Ave. Burial will take place at the Alamosa Cemetery.
Due to his serious health issue, George moved to Colorado Springs to be near his immediate family and all of his grandchildren. He was surrounded with so much love and care, that we remember him saying how very happy he was and whatever happens can happen now.
We are grateful for all the love and support that we have received from dad’s extended family, amigos, and San Luis Valley Social Services and medical professionals. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Blue Peaks developmental Services Inc., Attn: Donation in the Memory of George and JoJo Large, 703 4th Street, Alamosa, CO. 81101. To leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes.com. The care of arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.