La Jara resident Valerie Ann Gonzales, 46, passed away peacefully at the Sundance Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Colorado Springs on May 30, 2021, after her 15 year battle with multiple sclerosis. Valerie was born on September 12, 1974 in La Jara, Colorado, the daughter of Amos Sisneros and Josie Ruybal Sisneros. Valerie was outgoing and loved being outdoors, camping and going to concerts. She loved taking rides and listening to music full blast. When she wasn’t on the go, her favorite things in life was being able to spend time with her family, cousins and friends.
Survivors include her parents Amos and Josie Sisneros of La Jara, CO; Billy Gonzales of Pueblo, CO; daughter Jaylene Gonzales of Pueblo, CO; son Jeremy Sanchez of La Jara, CO; grandchildren Adriano Duran, of Pueblo, CO; Serenity Jayden Quintana-Sanchez of La Jara, CO; sisters Lisa Romero of Alamosa, CO; Elizabeth (Landon) Jackson of La Jara, CO; brother Floyd (Jody) Sisneros of Denver, CO; goddaughter Nicole Romero. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Valerie was preceded in death by her grandparents Delfina Villa, Floyd Sisneros, Salomon and Flora Ruybal, uncle Arthur Sisneros, cousins Linda Sanchez-Sisneros, Gilbert Lopez and Isaac Martinez.
Viewing and visitation will be held on Monday, June 7, 2021 from 10 AM to 1:00 PM at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Alamosa. A Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 PM also at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Alamosa. Cremation will follow and inurnment will be held at a later date. To leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes.com. The arrangements have been placed in care of Romero Funeral of Alamosa.