Lydia Viola Dominguez

Center resident Lydia Viola Dominguez gained her angel wings on May 20, 2022. She passed away peacefully at her home under Hospice care in the company of her loving family.

Born on March 4, 1968 in Leadville, Colorado, the beloved daughter of Alex Martinez and Grace Romero Martinez. Lydia was known for her compassion, kindness and gentle nature from the work she did as a home health care provider.

On her free time, Lydia enjoyed going camping, fishing and to see concerts. She was a people person, a friend to all and was always the first to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. She cherished the time she was able to spend with her family and friends. Gone too soon but never forgotten, always loved and forever missed. 

Survivors include her husband Joaquin Dominguez of Center, CO; father Alex (Holly) Martinez of Elko, NV; daughter Jezarae Dominguez of Center, CO; son Cruz (Heather) Dominguez of Center, CO; grandchildren Alyse Dominguez, Jordan Dominguez, Yalina Dominguez all of Center, CO; sister Amy (Milo) Castaneda of Elko, NV; brothers Michael (Camila) Martinez, Tom Martinez both of Denver, CO.

She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.Lydia was preceded in death by her mother Grace Martinez. 

Cremation was chosen and a Vigil Service will be held on Monday, May 30, 2022 at 7:00 p.m .at St. Frances Jerome Catholic Church in Center. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 10:00 p.m also at St. Frances Jerome Church. Inurnment will be held at a later date. To leave online condolences please visit

The care of arrangements has been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista. 


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