Susan M. Gallegos, 67

SAGUACHE — Susan M. Gallegos, 67, passed away April 5, 2020, at her home; under Hospice care, with her loving family by her side. Susan came into the world on September 22, 1952, in Lebanon, OR; the daughter of William Ingerson and Peggy Harper Ingerson.

After earning her Bachelor’s Degree, she went on to work for the Saguache County Land Use Department. She enjoyed working with members of the community. Susan was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend; who enjoyed riding horses, embroidering, cooking, baking and going fishing. Susan absolutely loved the time she was able to spend with her family, grandchildren and friends. 

She will live on through her husband, Leo B. Gallegos of Saguache; mother, Peggy Asher of Cortez; daughters, Megan (Jake) Ingelking of Phoenix, AZ; Mindy Rodrock of Fredericksburg, WV; and son, Jason (Mesha) Ingerson of Phoenix, AZ.

She is also survived by seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and sister ,Cassandra (Terry) Wheeler of Mancos; aunt, Evelyn Bello of Salem, OR; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Susan was preceded in death by her father, William Ingerson; brother, Austin Ingerson and sister, Karen Ingerson. 

Cremation was chosen and a Memorial service 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.