May 14, 1947 ~ January 7, 2021

Born in: Dalhart, Texas
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Services for Gloria Ann Saldana:

Gloria Ann Saldana, age 73, passed away January 7, 2021. Preceded in death by her parents, Alcarita & Louis Vigil; great-granddaughter, Jaidyn Medina; and son-in-law, Ramon Vigil.
Survived by her daughters, Diana Casaus (Romulo Barela), Janel Medina, Carisa Spangler (Jeff Santos), Ida Urioste and Audrey “Rose” Trujillo; son, Brandon Trujillo; sisters, Marylou Toth, Cynthia (Gene) Trujillo, Gladys Gurule and Josie Martinez; and special partner of 31 years, Arthur Urioste. He was amazing to Gloria and she loved him so much and her puppy, Tinkerbell. Also survived by grandchildren, Michael (Becky) Medina, Illysa Medina, Aiden Sestrom, Alorah Saldana-Vigil (Cruz Trujillo), Joshua Spangler, Ashton Bailey, Ethan Spangler, Jaron Robles and Brysen Trujillo; great-grandchildren, Ayanna Colón, A.J. Medina and Lettie Martinez; niece, Danette Gomez and nephew, Daniel (Patty) Garcia; great-nieces and great-nephews, Damien, Shelby, Sadie, Konni, Nathan, Desiree and Autumn; and numerous other family and friends.

Gloria was born May 14, 1947, in Dalhart, Texas. She retired from Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder. Her family meant everything to her. She enjoyed gardening, Cripple Creek, the mountains, travel and politics. She was a member of the Chicano Democratic Caucas for many years.

Funeral service, 11 a.m. Friday, January 15, 2021, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with livestreaming at the same time at https://www.montgomerysteward.com/obits/gloria-ann-saldana/Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Services

Funeral Service: January 15, 2021 11:00 am

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003

719-542-1552
http://www.montgomerysteward.com

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Charities

The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Gloria Ann Saldana 's name.

St. Jude Children's Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN
(800) 822-6344
https://shop.stjude.org/GiftCatalog/donation.do?cID=14262&pID=24671

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  1. CandleImageRest In Peace cousin.Go fly high on the mountain.You will be missed and always loved.And you will always be in our hearts Love you.and your family I loved.

  2. Most beautiful service for Gloria, thank you all so much for sharing with us. Gloria was beautiful inside and out and I will miss my cousin. You girls please remember we are always here for you. Love you all, Paulette and Randy Taylor♥️♥️♥️

  3. CandleImageA special woman who touched more people than she knew has been lost. To her family and close friends, I am so sorry for your loss. I know she is in heaven looking down taking care of you from afar.

  4. Henry Saldana I am so very heart broken about Gloria! She will always be a part of my life, She gave me a beautiful daughter! I am very proud of Carisa and her sisters Diana and Janal and I know Gloria will look over all of them and all ways be there for them, she will all ways be part of me in my daughter Carisa!

  5. CandleImageMy heart is heavy to hear about Gloria’s passing. May the love and support from your loved ones bring you peace during this difficult time. My heartfelt sympathies to the family.

    It makes me unhappy to think that we will not be able to reconnect and enjoy being together once I retire and move back to Pueblo.

    I will miss your laugher, stories, and advice, my Dear Friend Gloria.

    Just know dear friend, CeCe and I will keep your memory alive through the stories of the fun times we spent together drinking wine, dining, joking, and laughing for hours. I love you, Gloria, rest in paradise!

    With love,
    Nanci Gius

  6. CandleImageMy heart is heavy to hear about Gloria’s passing. May the love and support from your loved ones bring you peace during this difficult time. My heartfelt sympathies to the family.

    It makes me unhappy to think that we will not be able to reconnect and enjoy being together once I retire and move back to Pueblo. I will miss your laugher, stories, and advice, my Dear Friend Gloria.

    Just know dear friend, CeCe and I will keep your memory alive through the stories of the fun times we spent together drinking wine, dining, joking, and laughing for hours.
    I love you, Gloria, rest in paradise!

    With love,
    Nanci Gius

  7. CandleImageMy heart is heavy to hear about Gloria’s passing. May the love and support from your loved ones bring you peace during this difficult time. My heartfelt sympathies to the family.
    It makes me unhappy to think that we will not be able to reconnect and enjoy being together once I retire and move back to Pueblo.
    I will miss your laugher, stories, and advice, my Dear Friend Gloria.
    Just know dear friend, CeCe and I will keep your memory alive through the stories of the fun times we spent together drinking wine, dining, joking, while laughing for hours.
    I love you, Gloria, rest in paradise!

    With love,
    Nanci Gius

  8. CandleImageOur deepest condolences on the loss of Dianas Mom💝 I know how close my brother Romulo was to her & spoke very highly of her.
    I’m so Thankful for Diana & Romulo for the Amazing Love & Care You give to your family.
    With Love,
    Edward & Sandra Marquez
    & All The Marquez Family♥️

  9. CandleImageOur Thoughts & prayers are with you all 💝 I know how close my brother Romulo was to her.
    He often spoke very highly of her. I see the Beautiful impact in which she made in his life. 💘 I’m so Thankful for Her Beautiful daughter , Diana & All the Amazing Love & Care You (Diana) give, My Brother ♥️ As well, as the Beautiful amazing love and care you give my Mom💘 God Bless You & All Your Family with Love & Strength 💝 Love Edward & Sandra Marquez & All The Marquez Family💝

  10. Though we haven’t seen each other much in the past few years, every time we did, we picked right up as if no time had passed at all. I will miss my dear friend, until we meet again, rest in Paradise.

  11. Such a beautiful woman, even though I did not get to meet her, she looks like was a very kind , loving, happy person to be around with. I’m sorry your loss to the family and friends of this beautiful person. May God Bless her family and friends.
    Filbert, Ruby Archuleta and family ❤️

  12. CandleImageI realize that nothing in this life can prepare for moments like this. The next time I meet you will be at heavens door. Where you will ask me for my placard with laughter. Where we’ll reflect on our lives on earth, and rejoice with our savior and lord Jesus Christ.

  13. Gloria is one of the most warm hearted people who has ever crossed my path🙏🌹 Rest in heaven my dear friend🙏🙏 Healing prayers sent for your family😪🌹

  14. This has really tore me apart.My cousin Gloria was the sweetest an most loving person I know She will be so miss by all. Gloria I will miss your phone calls. I love you an you will always be with me in my heart 😭😭♥️🌹

  15. CandleImageI’m so blessed to have know her as I did, she was loved very much by Archie and all of us. Sister’s and Brother’s and our mother Nora. She had a heart of gold.

  16. CandleImageI am so sorry to read of the passing of Gloria. I worked with her at the County Clerks Office. She was such a special lady. I wish we would’ve kept in touch after I retired. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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