LA JARA — Orlinda “Lindy” B. Marquez, 85, passed away on 29, December 2020 at the Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado. Lindy was born on September 15, 1935, in Richfield, Colorado to Lauriano and Lucrecia Martinez de Marquez.
Lindy grew up in Los Sauses and Richfield, Colorado. She attended school in La Jara, Colorado. After high school, she worked for American Airlines, Sky Chefs divisions, Denver Stapleton International and Cleveland Hopkins International. She traveled extensively in Europe, her favorite places were Spain and Portugal, where she traced family roots. After returning to Colorado, she worked as a real estate agent for over 40 years. Lindy grew up learning to hunt deer and elk. Horseback riding brought her a lot of joy and later in life, she was an avid golfer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Linda Lee, her siblings, Diego (Marie Minke) Marquez, Albert (Lucy Martinez) Marquez, Joe Marquez, Lucy (Pat) Salazar and Susie (Arthur) Jaramillo.
Lindy is survived by her brother Johnnie (Emma Romero) Marquez and her nieces, nephews and other extended family.
Cremation was selected and a memorial service will be held at a later date. To express condolences to the family, please visit www.rogersfunerals.com
Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa is in care of the arrangements.