Maria C. Alvarado de Rivas, 63, of Ft. Lupton, passed away July 1, 2013, at her home. Born March 12, 1950, in Durango, Mexico, she married Manuel Rivas on Jan. 13, 1950, in Mexico.
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Maria is survived by her mother, Teresa Bueno, of Mexico; husband, Manuel Rivas, of Ft. Lupton; two sons, Arturo Rivas and Manuel Rivas, Jr., both of Greeley; four daughters, Blanca (Abelardo) Ruiz and Rosenda Rivas, both of Greeley, Ann (Manuel) Balderas, of Keenesburg, and Laura (Alfredo) Requejo, of Mead; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Rosary service was Friday, July 5, 2013, at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home, 75 S. 13th Ave. in Brighton. Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, July 6, 2013, at St. Williams Catholic Church. Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Published in Fort Lupton Press from July 10 to July 16, 2013