Florestina Lucy Cordova October 16, 1925 – February 15, 2013 "Grandma Lucy" of Grand Junction passed away at the age of 87. Lucy was born to Fidel and Rosenalea Ruybal in Alamosa, Colorado on October 16, 1925. On July 10, 1948, in Denver, Colorado, she married the love of her life, Charlie Eloy Cordova. The couple moved to Grand Junction, Colorado. Lucy enjoyed being a homemaker and she loved to garden. She was a very independent person. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charlie, daughter, Charlotte "Carla", and brothers and sisters. She is survived by three sons, Frank (Marsha) Cordova, Eugene (Beverly) Cordova, and Charles (Joan) Cordova; son-in-law, Jake Gallegos, all of Grand Junction; sisters, Lydia Garcia of Montrose, and Cordy Mungia of Ramondville, TX; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will take place on Thursday, February 21 from 9 - 10:00 a.m. at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary, followed by a Rosary at 10:00 a.m. and burial in Orchard Mesa Cemetery.
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Published in The Daily Sentinel on Feb. 20, 2013