Dolores Carmen Fresquez (of Salida)

Born: Wed., Jan. 22, 1941
Died: Mon., Dec. 21, 2015

Recitation of the Rosary

10:00 AM Wed., Dec. 30, 2015
Location: Annunciation Catholic Church

Memorial Mass

10:30 AM Wed., Dec. 30, 2015
Location: Annunciation Catholic Church

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Dolores Carmen Fresquez, 74 of Salida, Colorado since 2002, formerly of Leadville, Colorado passed away on Monday morning, December 21, 2015 in Salida.  She was born on January 22, 1941 to Joe and Elizabeth (Montano) Martinez in Denver, Colorado.  She married Filemon L. Fresquez on December 13, 1958 in Leadville.
Dolores was employed at St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville for 44 years.  She started at the old St. Vincent Hospital and moved to the new hospital in 1958.  Two of her biggest accomplishments were receiving her GED later in life and learning how to use computers.  She was a member of the old Moose Lodge in Leadville and enjoyed special trips to Cripple Creek, playing bingo and spending time with her family.
Dolores is survived by her husband Filemon “Tito” Fresquez of Salida, formerly of Leadville; son Ron Fresquez and wife Lynette of Leadville; daughters Debi Turner and husband Jon of Salida and Aimee Romero and husband Tony of Denver; grandchildren Mark M. Fresquez and Becky Day of Pueblo, Colorado, Zachary Fresquez of Leadville, Haley Fresquez of Leadville, Brandon Fresquez-Romero of Denver and Janelle Fresquez-Romero of Denver; great grandchildren Mason M. Fresquez of Pueblo, Genesis V. Fresquez-Romero of Denver; sisters Helen E. Herrera of Fruita, Colorado and Janice G. Serna of Grand Junction, Colorado, numerous nieces and nephews and her four legged friend Gracie.  She is preceded in death by her parents, step-father John Damjanovich, brothers James Albert Castro, Joseph Robert Castro, Jimmie Serna and Joseph Ben Martinez, sisters Donna Marie Trujillo, Marion Pauline Russ and baby sister Margaret Castro.
A Rosary Service will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with a Memorial Mass to follow at Annunciation Catholic Church in Leadville.  Burial will be private.  Bailey-Kent Funeral Home of Leadville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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