Beatrice Ann Madrid, 88, passed away Sept. 28, 2011. Survived by her daughters, Teresa Villanueva, Betty (Fred) Gallegos and Marva (George) Morrone; son, Amadeo (Amy) Madrid; ten grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; sisters, Nancy (Larry) Ortivez of Pueblo and Flora (Bob) Rogers of Colorado Springs; and brother, Paul (Judy) Abeyta of Las Vegas, Nev. Preceded in death by her husband, Amadeo Madrid, who passed away Oct. 28, 1989; parents, Pedro and Juanita Abeyta; grandson, Kenny Madrid; great-grandson, Matthew Madrid and several infant great-grandbabies; brothers, Eloy (infant brother), Ted, Eloy, George and Pete Abeyta; sisters, Lillian Pacheco and Rafilita Castillo. Also preceded in death by her loving son-in-law, Toby Villanueva. Beatrice was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Hoehne, Colo. In her early years she worked many places including Boston Potato Chips and McClelland Day Care. She enjoyed sewing, crafting, cooking and baking, especially around the holidays. She also enjoyed working in her yard and shopping sprees. Her greatest joy was spending time with her beloved children, grandchildren, family and friends. 'Grandma Bea' will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Special thanks to her Dr. Birks, St. Mary Corwin Hospital staff who attended Beatrice, her home health care nurse, Angela, and her other home health care nurses. Viewing from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at St. Joseph Church, 1145 S. Aspen Rd., with the Rev. Father William Gleeson as celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Dear Family,
    We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Mrs. Madrid. We will miss seeing her out working in her yard and watering her beautiful flowers from across the road! She will be missed!
    Sincerely, The Johnson Family

  2. Dear Family:
    My families condolences go out to each of you. God has a special angel watching over all of us! I am sure that Aunt Bea would want everyone to celebrate her life – she was a very loving and caring person! We will all miss her very much.
    Love to all,
    Johanna, Terry, Corey, Jeffery, Alicia and our new grandson Lucas

  3. Dear Family, My deepest condolences go out to all of you. She was always so nice to me and I will always remember her smile. May God bless you and may he comfort you in your times of sadness and grief. She will always be here in our hearts and memories. Love Always Debbie

  4. We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family. Grandma Bea always felt like a grandmother to my family. She always had a story to tell and a hug to share. She will be missed.

  5. To my cousins Teresa,
    Betty, Marva, Junior, my deepest sympathy. I had so many great memories with you all. aunt Bea, was always so good to me. my love and prayers are with all of you.
    Your cousin.

  6. We wish to extend our sincere sympathy to the entire family during this difficult time.

    “Grandma B” always had a smile on her face, words of support and a hot cooked homemade meal for Chris and I as we toiled on numerous rental issuses together.

    “Grandma B” will be missed but we know she is now happily in heaven counting on us to be the best that we can be. God Bless!

  7. To Marva and all the Madrid family, I pray for your sorrow to be lifted by the loving memories you cherish. I pray for Mrs. Madrid’s passage to a new and better life where she will experience everlasting peace and happiness.

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