Rodelizabeth (Rhoda) Huerta Laxson, age 61, passed peacefully June 23, 2013 with her family by her side. Born in 1951 in Orizaba, Mexico, she is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Gary Laxson, her three children, Timothy, Jonathan and Abigail, and their spouses Erin Crane-Laxson and Jesse McClure. Her passion was her Savior, Jesus Christ. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend to everyone she met. After coming to the US from Mexico in 1978, she met and married the love of her life, Gary. She dedicated her life to her children, her church, and the community around her. Rhoda directed the Spanish speaking Community Bible Study. She positively impacted so many lives through her love and caring heart. Her grace and compassion will live through the lives of the people she touched forever. She will be dearly missed, but never forgotten. A Visitation will be held on June 28th from 5-8 p.m. at Angelus Chapel, 1104 South Circle Drive. A Funeral Service will be held on June 29th at 1-4 p.m. at Heart Beat Ministries, 3958 North Academy Blvd, refreshments will be provided immediately following the service.
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Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors Inc.
1104 South Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Published in The Gazette on June 26, 2013