Maria (Lala) Eulalia Esquibel, 75

Maria (Lala) Eulalia Esquibel went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2018 in Denver. She was born on April 19, 1942 to Maximinio and Carmelita (Medina) Marquez in La Jara, Colorado and grew up in Los Sauces, CO. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother Maximinio Marquez Jr.; nephews Mark and Marty Marquez; and numerous family members. She is survived by her husband Antonio Esquibel Sr.; sons Antonio (Louise) Esquibel Jr. and Tomás Esquibel; grandchildren Reyna, Bianca, and Zia Esquibel; and numerous family and friends. She was a member of Las Lydias at All Saints Catholic Church. She loved gambling in Black Hawk, spending time with her three granddaughters, relatives and friends and loved baking. She was famous for her Biscochitos. Her family described her as a loving mother and grandmother, a caring woman, a jokester, savvy with social media, and had a great memory, especially with dates and special events. She had a lot of pride regarding her family, culture, heritage, and history. Most of all, she made every family member and friends feel extra special. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Maria Eulalia Esquibel Services

March 1st Denver Services: Public Viewing 9-10 a.m.; Rosary 10:00 a.m. and Mass following; Reception, with food after services, All Saints Catholic Church 2559 S Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80219.

Burial in Los Sauces, CO on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Funeral procession at 10 a.m. from Romero’s Mortuary to cemetery, 1407 State Avenue, Alamosa, CO

Reception at Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Jara, CO after burial.

Romero Family Funeral Home is handling arrangements