ALAMOSA — Longtime Alamosa resident Oralia Bueno, 80, went to be with the Lord on October 25, 2019 at Penrose Medical Center with her loving family by her side.
Oralia was born on March 27, 1939 in Capulin, Colorado, the beloved daughter of Cristobal Montoya and Anita Jimenez Montoya. She was united in marriage to the love of her life Juan Bueno Jr., on December 25, 1960. The two shared a long and loving union until his passing.
Oralia was an exceptional and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend who enjoyed reading her Bible, doing crossword puzzles, cooking and baking and doing yard work. Her greatest joy in life came from the time she was able to spend with her grandchildren, family and friends.
She will live on through her daughters Orpha (Richard) Duran of Monte Vista, CO; Sylvia Bueno of Alamosa, CO; Mildred Tapia of Colorado Springs, CO; sons Ruben Bueno of Alamosa, CO; Joel (Irene) Bueno of Donna, TX; grandchildren Marissa Tapia, Magaly Bueno, Ashley Duran, Isaiah Duran, Brandon Bueno, Joel Bueno Jr. Nicholas Bueno, special granddaughter Brittany Archuleta, great-grandchildren Jaelynn Bueno, Kyra Marquez, Elian Bueno, Dylan Bueno, special pet “Niko”; sisters Eloisa Roybal of Roy, UT; Laura (Walter) Espinoza of Alamosa, CO; Pauline Torrez of Wheat ridge, CO; Susie (Eddie) Mestas of Oklahoma City, OK; Rose (Frank) Martinez of Arvada, CO; Becky (Carlos) Arispe of Denver, CO; brothers Dennis Montoya of Alamosa, CO; Ronnie Montoya of Aurora, CO. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Oralia was preceded in death by her parents Cristobal and Anita Montoya, husband Juan Bueno Jr., grandson Nathaniel Bueno, sister-in-law Arlene Montoya and brother-in-law Rudy Roybal.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the River of Life Assembly of God Church in Alamosa. Interment will follow at the Alamosa Cemetery. To leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes.com. The arrangements have been placed in care of Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.