Sarah R. Abeyta, passed away on October 30, 2005 in Colorado Springs and will be laid to rest on November 3, 2005 until the return of Jesus Christ on the Resurrection Day. She was born September 5, 1935 to Dan and Eva Herrera in Trinidad, Colorado. She and her husband, Joe were devoted members of the Seventh-Day Adventist Hispanic Church of Colorado Springs. Sarah was a strong and remarkable woman, a wonderful wife, a perfect mother, a gracious grandmother and best friend to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed. Sarah is survived by her husband of 50 years, Joe G. Abeyta; three daughters; one son; and five grandchildren: Diane Trujillo, her husband, Don and son, James; Shirley Montoya, her husband, Carlos and daughters: Christina and Leanna; Tammy Huizar and her husband, Santos; Steve G. Abeyta and his wife, Renee and their children: Spencer and Victoria. Additional survivors include three brothers: Richard, Danny and Louie Herrera; and four sisters: Estella Lopez, Rose Abeyta, Delia Yandric and Frances Cruz. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Swan Law Funeral Directors. Funeral services will be Thursday, November 3, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1305 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO. Burial will be immediately following at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Colorado Springs. A reception to follow the interment will be at the Elk's Lodge, 3400 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
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Published in The Gazette on Nov. 2, 2005