Ramona Jaurigui, 89, longtime area resident, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Colorado Plains Medical Center in Fort Morgan.
Ramona was born March 22, 1924 to Santiago and Regina (SanMiguel) Solis. She married Jose Jaurigui on September 1, 1941 in Monterey, Mexico.
Ramona was a member of the Spanish Assembly of God Church in Fort Morgan. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and listening to music. She loved to cook, and in her earlier years, had worked at several local restaurants. Ramona was always the person who made the food for weddings, family get togethers, and other special occasions. She loved her children and grandchildren and they were very important to her.
Survivors include five daughters, Mary Ocanas of Fort Morgan, Regina Mecillas of Mesa, AZ, Jane Krewson of Omaha, NE, Doreen Padilla of Denver, and Margaret Sandoval of Fort Morgan; four sons, Santos Jaurigui of Lakewood, Joe Jaurigui of Fort Morgan, Santiago Jaurigui of Fort Morgan, and Juan Jaurigui of Grand Junction; 23 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and, 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Ramona was preceded in death by her husband, Jose; one daughter, Maria Carmen Jaurigui; two grandsons, Louie and Patrick Jaurigui; one granddaughter, Ramona Mecillas; one sister, three brothers, and her parents.
There will be a visitation Sunday, May 5, 2013, from 4 until 6 p.m. at the Heer Mortuary in Fort Morgan.
Funeral services will be Monday, May 6, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the Spanish Assembly of God Church in Fort Morgan. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Fort Morgan.
Memorial gifts may be given in Ramona's name in care of the Heer Mortuary.
The Heer Mortuary in Fort Morgan is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Fort Morgan Times on May 2, 2013