Delcie Salazar |

Delcie Salazar

Delcie Salazar

Delcie Salazar, 87, of Edwards/Carbondale, CO, passed away March 30, 2012.

Delcie was born April 19, 1924, to Henry and Clofas Martinez in Aguilar, CO.

She relocated to La Veta, CO, where she met her husband Louis Salazar, whom she married in 1945 and was married for 51 years, before his passing. In the early 1950s they moved to Edwards, CO, where they raised their 12 children.

Delcie is survived by her sons Fred and Floyd (Rose) Salazar of Gypsum, CO, daughters Connie Fischer of McLaughlin, SD, Gloria Serna of Gypsum, Eileen Valdez (Walter) of Minturn, Marie Jalbert (Edward) of Gypsum, Charlotte Norvell of Glenwood Springs, Patricia Salazar (Steve) of Mandan, ND, brother, David Martinez of Walsenburg, CO, sister Beatrice Baca of Walsenburg, CO, 44 grandchildren, 71 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Delcie is preceded in death by her husband Louis Salazar, other family members Andrew Salazar, Patsy Salazar, Lillian Salazar, Annabelle Salazar, John Salazar, Robert Atencio, grandson Jimmy Serna, granddaughter Shelly Atencio.

There will be rosary Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at the St Mary’s Church in Eagle, CO. A Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at the St Mary’s Church in Eagle, CO, with burial to follow at the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Gypsum, CO.

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