Maria Maldonado, 94, of Longmont formerly of Greeley passed away on January 25, 2019 in Longmont. In loving memory of Maria Maldonado.
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Maria was born in Uvalde, Texas to Jesus Ortiz & Acension Rodriquez on September 15, 1924. On January 10, 1949 in Uvalde, Texas, Maria married the love of her life, Jose Maldonado.
Maria was a fabulous home maker, she loved making breakfast burritos, knitting, sewing, and she especially loved dancing to Tejano music. Family was everything to Maria. She was a mom to all and never closed her doors to anyone. In her later years Maria was cared for by Elesia Maldonado and Elesia Fontes.
Maria is survived by her children; Inez (Loretta) Maldonado, Luis Maldonado, Maria Dacus, Elesia (Marcelino) Maldonado, Arnulfo (Trina) Hernandez, 26 grandchildren; 92 great-grandchildren, 55 great-great grandchildren, 1 great-great-great grandchild, and a large loving extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughters; Maria Elena & Yolanda,
4 grandchildren and 7 siblings.
A Public Viewing will be on Thursday, January 31, 6-8 pm at Northern Colorado Crematory located at 700 8th St, Greeley.
A Celebration of her Life will be at 10 on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Our Lady of Peace Church located at 1311 3rd St, Greeley,