Betty Jo Coronado

MONTE VISTA — Betty Jo Coronado, 82, of Monte Vista, Colorado passed from this life into eternal life on the evening of May 13, 2020, in Del Norte, Colorado at Rio Grande Hospital. She was born October 13, 1937, in Taos, New Mexico, to Samuel Crawford and Jenny Martinez.

Betty was a long time, resident to Monte Vista, where she enjoyed gardening, babysitting, going to church, working on jigsaw puzzles, word search puzzles, cooking, baking, and spending time with her family. Betty is survived by her husband, Jose Coronado; brother, Patrick Crawford; daughter Joy (Eduardo) Rascon, and granddaughter, Marianita (Ruben) Hernandez.

Betty is also surv i v e d b y h e r o t h e r c h i l d r e n ; O l i v a m a (Charles) Nixon, Toni Lee (Ramon) Palma, Samuel (Joann) Valdez, Jenny Annette Valdez, Betty Jean Velasquez, Fay Helen (Alfredo) Martinez, and Joseph (Lorena) Coronado. Her siblings; Bill Crawford, Litabell Vigil, Frances Lewis, and Mike (Carol) Crawford, and her many brothers and sisters-in-law.

Along with her 17 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Betty is preceded in death by her parents; grandsons, Eduardo N. Rascon, Samuel Valdez Jr, Daniel Sanchez; motherin-law Tanislada Coronado; great-grandson, Christopher Santiago de Jesus; grandchildren, Billy, and Natasha Archuleta; daughter, MaryAnne Valdez, and brother, Samuel Crawford Jr. Betty was very loved and will be greatly missed.

Services will be held at a later date. The family will reach out when a date has been set. Arrangements in care of Strohmayer’s Funeral Home.


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