Josephine “Josie” Salazar

Josephine “Josie” Salazar passed away on February 2, 2021. 

Josie was born on in Fowler, Colorado on November 19, 1944 to Max and Madeline Maestas.

Josie is survived by her children: Teresa (Fred), Deanna (Randy) and Anthony as well as her two grandsons, Noah and Blake.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jose “Kiko” Salazar.  Josie also leaves behind a legion of heartbroken nieces, nephews, siblings and friends who will miss her dearly.

Josie completed her education later in life and was a proud alum of Adams State University in Alamosa, CO.  She chose education as her profession and was a dedicated and innovative educator who was happiest when she was interacting with and teaching children.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, her family requests that you consider a donation to Adams State University (go to or perform an act of kindness for your local school in Josie’s memory.