Angela (Velasquez) Maestas

DEL NORTE — Angela (Velasquez) Maestas went into the arms of Jesus on September 18, 2020.

Angela was born on February 13, 1972, in Del Norte, Colorado.  She was an active member of the New Life Fellowship.  Her favorite time was spent with her husband, kids and especially her grandchildren.  She cherished her friends as family.

Angela’s calling was teaching children where she fulfilled 26 years passionately. She currently taught at Sargent Elementary where the Sargent staff and community loved and respected her.  She was an incredible teacher and friend.  Angela’s smile would brighten any room she walked into.  Her optimism was contagious.  She loved to shop, travel and of course support her Seattle Seahawks.

Angela is survived by her husband Joe, her daughter Devyn (Garett) Carter and Brynley Pacheco, her son Jacob, her parents Louie and Rose Velasquez, her father-in-law Willie Maestas, her brother Lorenzo (Michelle) Velasquez, her sister Leslie (Seth) Pawlik and her brother Brandon (Stacy) Velasquez as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends

She was preceded in death by her mother-in-law Lu Maestas, her grandma and grandpa Velasquez, her nephew Mark and her uncle Louis.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 24th, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista.  A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, September 25th at the Valley Church of the Nazarene in Monte Vista.  Due to public health guidelines the church requires masks and will limit the amount of attendance to maintain social distancing standards.  Interment will follow the service at the Monte Vista Cemetery.  Contributions are suggested through the Go fund me account that has been set up in her name.  To express condolences, please visit

Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements