Jennie B. Atencio, 83, passed away Sept. 30, 2008. Survived by her husband of 63 years, Isidore I. Atencio; children, Gregorita Stella (Manuel) Cadena of Pueblo and Elsie T. (Edward) Raska of Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Lois (Rob) Woodworth, Brian (Laura) Cadena, Karen (Ken) Buechler, Donna (Cupert) Lira, Christine (Jeremy) Keefe, Melissa Cadena and Kevin (Andrea) Cadena; eight great-grandchildren; four sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Marcos and Matilde Baca; and 12 brothers and sisters. Jennie was born Oct. 10, 1924, in Sugar City, Colo. Member of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and life member of the DAV Auxiliary. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Friday and memorial Mass 10 a.m. Saturday with Msgr. Dan Huber as celebrant. Both services at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 11th and Grand. Interment, 12:30 p.m. Monday at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Elsie and Stella,
    I want to offer my sincerest condolences to you and your Father at the passing of your Mother. I always thought she was a fine person, pleasant, and kind. I know it is a difficult time for you but I believe people like her will truly spend eternity in heaven. I want to apologize for not being there at her services but my body doesn’t allow me much movement outside of the house. Take care and may God bless you all now and always.
    Fondly, Tacho

  2. It’s so hard to let go of our loved ones especially ones that are so dear to our hearts. My thoughts and Prayers are with you at this time. – Coop and Donna’s Auntie Gloria

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