Rosana M. Laydon, 83, passed away March 27, 2004, 10 months and 29 days after her husband of 63 years, Joseph A. Laydon, Sr., who passed away on April 28, 2003, and are now together forever at last; and also preceded by infant son, Joseph. Survived by her children, Linda (Joe) Dale, Gloria (John) Sather, Joan (Don) Snoberger, Elizabeth (Ed) Baros, Clare (Jeff) Donahue, Joseph A. Laydon, Jr., Martin (Amy) Laydon and Patrick (Irene) Laydon; siblings, Hilda Blanc, Lucille Laydon, Felia (Louis) Arellano, Fidel Aguirre, Jr. and Raymond (Violet) Aguirre; 17 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous special friends, including Dorothy Bacino. Rosana was born Feb. 22, 1921, in Gardner, Colo. She was a devoted wife and mother, and a member of St. Leander Church where she served as a secretary and cook. Viewing at the funeral home today from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Funeral Mass, 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Leander Church, 6th and Monument, with the Rev. Father Ben Bacino as celebrant. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who desire may make a memorial to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Grandma,
    We will all miss you. I will never forget how you touched my heart. You and Grandpa rest in peace.
    Love,
    Your Grandson, Bradley

  2. Mom and dad there will be an empty space in my heart without you both. I will always think of you. Watch over all of us and pray for us. Its so hard to let go. Thank you both for everything. We love you both very much. Lots of loves your daughter Clare.

  3. Grandma Rosana,

    I love you and Grandpa Joe more than words could ever tell. You always always made me laugh and smile. Always! Your spirit is kind and wonderful. You and Grandpa are both amazing people that brought so much happiness into my life. I appreciate and treasure all your wonderful stories. I thank you for blessing me with the most amazing mom that a kid could ever have. I hope I can have the strength and mind to at least halfway live up to your example. I love you and will miss you dearly!!!! DxDx

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